ERIC Number: ED118325
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Jan-13
Reference Count: N/A
Farmworkers in Rural America, 1971-1972: Part 3C, Land Ownership, Use, and Distribution. Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Migratory Labor of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, 92d Congress, 1st and 2d Sessions, January 13, 1972 San Francisco, Calif.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
On January 13, 1972, the subcommittee resumed its hearings on land ownership, agribusiness, and agrigovernment in California. Witnesses testified on: (1) the impact of land use, ownership, and distribution on farmworkers, farmers, and consumers; (2) the national policy of land ownership and distribution; (3) California's water project and reclamation program; (4) the role of unions and legislation in relation to migrant workers; (5) farm credit and financing: (6) the role of Sunkist Growers as a grower-owned cooperative in the chain of events occurring in the marketing of all varieties of citrus from California and Arizona; (7) the history, oPerations, and problems of the California Canners and Growers; (8) the role of Central Coast Counties Development Corporation in establishing the Co-operativa Campesina, a strawberry cooperative; (9) general problem areas affecting the rural poor, particularly the migrant laborer and his family; (10) the policies and efforts (administrative and bureaucratic) of Federal agencies responsible for providing rural programs; (11) economic development needs in rural areas; (12) the reform of national policies; and (13) problems of rural America and possible strategies for change. Among the witnesses were representatives from the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee, California Farmer-Consumer Information Committee, and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. (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.
Identifiers - Location: California