ERIC Number: ED249019
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Agricultural Communities: The Interrelationship of Agriculture, Business, Industry, and Government in the Rural Economy. A Symposium (Washington, DC. May 19-20, 1983).
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.
Experts from government, academia, and interest groups met to discuss and explore the impact of changes in agriculture, industry, and government in shaping events in rural agricultural communities. Texts of 15 of the 18 papers are reproduced in the proceedings, along with the letter of submittal, overview, an agenda, and a list of presenters and participants. Titles of papers are: "Rural America: A New Public Policy Frontier,""Agricultural Communities: Economic and Social Setting,""The Changing Nature of Agricultural Communities,""Natural Resources and Agricultural Communities,""Rural America in Passage,""Farm Structure and the Quality of Life in Agricultural Communities,""Past and the Prospective Economic Development of Rural Communities,""Economic Interrelationships in the Rural Community,""Family Farms and Agricultural Communities,""Rural Community Development and Agriculture: A Constructive or Destructive Relationship?""Credit and Credit Institutions in Agricultural Communities,""Trends Affecting and Exhibited by Commercial Banks in Agricultural Areas,""Credit as a Public Policy Tool,""Rural Local Governments,""Agricultural Communities: Capacity To Govern,""The Rural Development Policy of the Carter Administration," and "Better Country: A Strategy for Rural Development in the 1980's." (NEC)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Agricultural Trends, Agriculture, Business, Community Change, Community Role, Credit (Finance), Definitions, Delivery Systems, Economic Development, Farmers, Federal Government, Government (Administrative Body), Industry, Information Needs, Local Government, Public Policy, Quality of Life, Rural Development, Rural Economics, Rural Environment, Rural Farm Residents
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Agriculture.
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.