Price-support Program: Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Eighty-fourth Congress, First [-second] Session, on Proposed Modifications of the General Farm Program, Части 4-6
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Стр. 1579 - To protect the interest of the consumer by (a) approaching the level of prices which it is declared to be the policy of Congress to establish in subsection (1) of this section by gradual correction of the current level at as rapid a rate as the Secretary of Agriculture deems to be in the public interest and feasible in view of the current consumptive demand in domestic and foreign markets...
Стр. 1579 - It is hereby declared that the disruption, of the orderly exchange of commodities in interstate commerce impairs the purchasing power of farmers and destroys the value of agricultural assets which support the national credit structure and that these conditions affect transactions in agricultural commodities with a national public interest, and burden and obstruct the normal channels of interstate commerce.
Стр. 2332 - I believe in the future of farming, with a faith born not of words but of deeds— achievements won by the present and past generations of farmers; in the promise of better days through better ways, even as the better things we now enjoy have come up to us from the struggles of former years.
Стр. 2115 - ... bring about conditions of price fixing such as industry has been able to do, and therefore I believe it is a proper function and one of first concern of the Government to protect these unorganized groups of farmers as well as groups of laborers. And agriculture is one of these groups. In conclusion I would like to say that I do not believe that the American farmers, as a group which is engaged in the production of the very necessities of life — food and fiber — and a group which we know we...
Стр. 1579 - (2) Orders issued pursuant to this section shall be applicable only to the following agricultural commodities and the products thereof (except products of naval stores...
Стр. 2101 - ... that we are going to have to do. We are going to have to open up that area to the kids who are in the school — I mean, the various funds, the various organizations that fund their special projects for hard-core persons to get jobs in industry. Those kinds of options need to be made so that the person will not drop out in the first place, and that is what...
Стр. 1534 - The CHAIRMAN. Are there any. questions ? If not, we thank you very much. Mr.
Стр. 1574 - France of cotton under Public Law 480 and Section 402 of the Mutual Security Act...
Стр. 2004 - ... RAVER. Yes, sir. Those cancellation payments are payments from war contracts that are being spread over several years. When we set up those war contracts, we set them up under the basic $17.50 kilowatt-year rate which is designed to be compensatory to the Government on the basis of long-term contracts. We did not know how long the war was going to last; so, in making the contracts for these war services, we attempted to recoup at least a portion of the investment in transmission facilities which...
Стр. 1579 - ... and the products of honeybees) , or to any regional, or market classification of any such commodity or product: Milk, fruits (including pecans and walnuts but not including apples, other than apples produced in the States of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho...