ERIC Number: ED118322
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Farmworkers in Rural America, 1971-1972: Part 2, Who Owns the Land? Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Migratory Labor of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, 92nd Congress, 1st and 2d Sessions, November 5,1971.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
On November 5, 1971, the subcommittee heard testimony on the: (1) history of land ownership in rural America, (2) extent of corporate and conglomerate involvement in rural America and the resulting economic consequences, and (3) impact of the large vertically ano horizontally integrated corporations and conglomerates on the well-being of rural America. Witnesses included the U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, a history professor from the University of Kansas, the director of the National Farmers Organization's Washington staff, the assistant director of the National Farmers Union's Legislative Service, and a professor from the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota. Additional information included such articles and reports as: (1) "Sixteen Major Questions To Be Considered by the Subcommittee on Monopoly of the Senate Select Committee on Small Business"; (2) "Final Summary Report, The Pennsylvania Panel on Rural Poverty"; (3l "Impact of Corporate Farming on Small Business" (the Senate Select Committee on Small Business' report); (4) "Questions and Answers on Environmental Pollution Related to Livestock Production"; (5) an excerpt from the Session Laws of the State of Minnesota; (6) "The Corporate Invasion of American Agriculture" (by the National Farmers Union's public relations director); ard (7) "U.S. Policy Handcuffs Small Farmers." (NQ)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
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