ERIC Number: ED264365
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Long-Term Farm Policy to Succeed the Agriculture and Food Act of 1981 (Research, Extension, and Teaching). Part 5. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Departmental Operations, Research, and Foreign Agriculture of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session (June 6, 7, 12, and 13, 1984).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Agriculture.
This congressional hearing is the fifth of five volumes examining various aspects of agricultural research, extension, and teaching as a prelude to determining what changes are to be made in Title XIV of the farm bill. Focuses are the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) biotechnology program plans and regulatory concerns and the public benefits expected from biotechnology; needs assessment (implications for priority-setting, pesticide use, and technology and farm structure); higher education issues, extension accountability, formula change, and computer technology; and Agricultural Research Service redirections and USDA views on all issues. Testimony includes statements from representatives in Congress and individuals representing the following institutions: Indiana Agricultural Experiment Station; Purdue University; American Institute of Biological Sciences; National Academy of Sciences; National Science Foundation; Michigan State University; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Texas A&M University; Monsanto Agricultural Products Co.; National Center for Food and Agricultural Policy; University of Kentucky; North Dakota State University; National Agricultural Research and Extension Users Advisory Board; National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges; North Carolina State University; Maryland Cooperative Extension Service, University of Maryland; University of Connecticut; American Association of State Colleges and Universities and American Association of State Colleges of Agriculture and Renewable Resources; Cornell University; and the USDA. A topic index is appended. (YLB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Agriculture.