ERIC Number: ED107433
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Sep-1
Reference Count: N/A
Rural Development: Information and Technical Assistance Delivered by the Department of Agriculture in Fiscal Year 1971. A Report to the Congress.
Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
As the first part of a four part report to the U.S. Congress pursuant to Title IX, Section 901 of the Agricultural Act of 1970, this second annual report is limited to rural development activities of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) delivery system (the USDA National Rural Development Committee, State Rural Development Committee, and county committees). Presented via statistical and narrative summaries and exemplary activities in various States, this report discusses each of the following major program thrusts: leadership and overall community development; comprehensive planning; community services and facilities; housing; health and welfare; manpower development; recreation and tourism; environmental protection; business and industrial development and rural cooperatives. Aoso presented are total efforts of the land-grant universities which involve training professional personnel for leadership, conducting research, and extending knowledge beyond the university to the populace. Discussion relative to committee membership, organization, and activity scope is supported by tabular displays relative to 1971 State and substate rural development committee composition, major activity involvement, and man-years of USDA rural development information and technical assistance. Names and addresses of USDA rural development committee chairmen are appended. (JC)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Committees, Community Development, Community Services, Cooperatives, Environmental Influences, Federal Aid, Health, Housing, Industrialization, Information Services, Labor Force Development, Land Grant Universities, Organizations (Groups), Recreation, Rural Development, Rural Extension, Technical Assistance, Tourism
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.