ERIC Number: ED118327
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Jun-20
Reference Count: N/A
Farmworkers in Rural America, 1971-1972: Part 4B, The Role of Land-Grant Colleges. Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Migratory Labor of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, 92nd Congress, 1st and 2d Sessions, June 20, 1972.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
On June 20, 1972, the subcommittee resumed its hearings on the role of land-grant colleges in rural America. Witnesses testified on: (1) programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the land-grant colleges; (2) the agricultural experiment stations in Florida; (3) the land-grant college and agricultural technology; (4) the future role of black land-grant colleges; (5) the current beneficiaries of the research and other efforts of land-grant colleges; (6) mechanisms needed to make the land-grant college system accountable to the public interest; and (7) the status of land-grant college research and extension. Among the witnesses were: the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, a U.S. Senator from Florida, the vice president for agricultural affairs and a professor of wildlife ecology at the University of Flordia, and representatives from the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. The hearing also included statements from the presidents of the National Farmers Union, the American Farm Bureau Federation, and the National Farmers Organization. (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: Florida