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Agriculture Committee - Box 2


Series : Agriculture Committee

Series : Agriculture Committee

Sub-Series : Agriculture Committee Files

Boxes 2: 31 folders

Box

File

Folder Title

Folder Sub-title

Notes and Publications

Year

2

1

House Agriculture Committee

AAM - American Agriculture Movement

o Articles :

- AAM will take its grievances to Congress in a massive parade of trucks and other vehicles.

- Farm Group plans second D.C. protest, The Sun, Jan. 9, 1980.

- Grain-sale phone line.

1980

2

2

House Agriculture Committee

African Trip

o Correspondence and publications from Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Arthur Mead.

o News :

- Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations News, 9/80.

- Global information and early warning system on food and agriculture Food Outlook, July 22, 1980 and Special Report : food crops and shortages, 08/08/80.

o Report : Food emergencies in Africa : Situation and Outlook, Meeting of interested donors on the emergency food supply situation of selected African countries, Rome, Italy, Sept. 19, 1980.

o Articles :

- Lack of awareness hampers drive to assist starving East Africans by Kathleen Teltsch, New York Times, Oct. 10, 1980.

- Parched, warring Africa Facing Famine, New York, Sept., 15, 1980.

- Muskie pledges U.S. Aid to famine-struck nations by Bailey Morris, The Washington Star, Aug. 26, 1980.

- In Africa, Locusts again by Thomas Land, NY Times, Aug. 28, 1980.

- U.S. Agreement with Somalia risks conflict with Soviets by Jonathan Power, The Washington Post, Sept. 3, 1980.

o Newsletter : FAO at Work, Sept. 1980.

1980

2

3

Agricultural Land Trust Venture

Congressional Hearings

o News release : Nolan orders hearings into agricultural land trust venture, Feb. 7, 1977

1977

2

4

House Agriculture Committee

Appropriations Bills

o Memo : Setting the record straight : The House has not delayed

1982

2

5

House Agriculture Committee

Beekeeper Indemnity Termination

o Article : Beekeepers face end of poison subsidy, The Sun, April 5, 1980.

o News : USDA proposes termination of beekeeper indemnity payment program, April 4, 1980

1980

2

6

House Agriculture Committee

Alabama Coushatta tribes of Texas

o Position paper submitted by Jim D. Bowmer, of Counsel, Temple, TX: Suggested congressional relief for the Alabama Coushatta Tribes of Texas and the Coushatta tribe of Louisiana

1980

2

7

House Agriculture Committee

Budget

o Documents related to the 1980 budget for the House Committee on Agriculture.

o Report : To provide funds for the expenses of investigations and studies to be conducted by the Committee on Agriculture, Feb. 12, 1980.

o Bill : H.Res.554 (same a above).Jan. 31, 1980.

1980

2

8

House Agriculture Committee

Budget

o Handwritten budget notes, May 5, 1981.

o Memo : The Farm Bill and the Budget Resolution, May 6, 1981 from Chairman de la Garza.

o DSG Fact Sheet, Budget Resolution Amendments, May 1, 1981. o Whip Issue Paper, Reconciliation - Budget Committee compared to Latta substitute, May 1, 1981.

1981

2

9

House Agriculture Committee

Budget

o Memo : from Fowler to de la Garza RE Committee on Agriculture budget for 1981.

o Correspondence : Hyde H. Murray , James M. Collins, John J. Rhodes, Joan M. Godley, Thomas S. Foley, Frank Thompson, Jr., John E. Hogan, de la Garza, Frank Annunzio, Augustus F. Hawkins, James M. Collins.

o Report : Providing for the expenses of investigations and studies to be conducted by the standing and select committees of the house, March 23, 1981.

o DSG Special Report, House Committee Funding, march 18, 1981.

o H.RES.83, Feb. 25, 1981.

1981

2

10

House Agriculture Committee

Budget

o Leadership Information Pack, July 1, 1981.

o Whip Issue Paper, The budget cut debate. n.d.

o Articles : Democrats say Reagan proposal would hit pensions of 1.2 Million by Bernard Weinraub, NY Times, June 25, 1981.

- Student-loan curbs said to hit low-paid by Spencer Rich, Washington Post, 6/18/81.

- Budget 'reconciliation' has potential to shift power in government by Robert G. Kaiser, Washington Post, 6/14/81.

- Rules chairman says Reagan uses budget as a method to 'tyrannize,' NY Times, 6/17/81.

- Fight in Congress on balancing budgets and powers by Steven V. Roberts, NY Times, 6/25/81.

- Budget ax becomes a tool of social change by Steven V. Roberts, NY Times, 6/21/81.

- Outcome of complex budget battle could alter course of government by Albert R. Hung, n.d.

- Hill's budget stampede by Stuart E. Eizenstat, Washington Post, June 21, 1981.

- Stenholm and his dixie cohorts : Will the new coalition survive? Washington Post, June 21, 1981.

- Status report on second budget resolution, Congressional Record, 9/15/81.

- Scapegoat budget process is overloaded by political wish lists by Helen Dewar, Washington Post, July 7, 1982.

o Editorials :

- And what's still there. Washington Post 6/28/81.

- Surgery with a hatchet, Washington Post, 6/26/81.

- Reason's pushbutton victory, Boston Globe, 6/26/81.

- Budget-making gone awry by Richard Bolling and John E. Barriere, Washington Post, 6/28/81.

o Letters to the editor : 'Dangerous Precedent" for Congress by David Obey, Washington Post, 6/25/81.

o Chart : Congressional budget process. o DSG special report, Gramm-Latta II - What the House adopted, July 2, 1981.

1982

2

11

House Agriculture Committee

Budget

o Articles :

- Budget battle reveals new strains, new alliances in the House, Washington Post, 5/30/82.

- Blame flows after budget falls, Washington Post, 5/30/82.

1982

2

12

House Agriculture Committee

Budget, 1983

o Article : Reagan cropping agriculture by 20 Pct. by Ward Sinclair, Washington Post, 2/16/82

1982

2

13

House Agriculture Committee

Budget, Balanced

o Article : Balanced budget resolution, Congressional Record, 7/19/82.

1982

2

15

House Agriculture Committee

Budget reconciliation

o News release : Committee on Agriculture, 8/16/82.

1982

2

16

House Agriculture Committee

Butter sale, New Zealand

o Correspondence : de la Garza, Frank Gill, K. F. Mehrtens.

o Contract for sale of Butter, 8/5/81.

o Articles :

- US Flags are moving butter cargoes to NZ by Robert F. Morison, Journal of Commerce, 10/15/81.

- House Panel probes shipment of butter by Robert F. Morison, Journal of Commerce, 11/10/81.

-- Issue could test ship policy leadership, Journal of Commerce, 8/31/81.

- N. Z. Dairy board signs a 4-year butter deal wth soviets, Farmers Union's Marketing Letter, 1/8/82.

o AG BAG, 12/8/81

o USDA News: U.S. sells New Zealand 220 million pounds of surplus butter.

1982

2

17

House Agriculture Committee

Notes from Mario Castillo

o Notes : one handwritten note, one typed note

1981

2

18

House Agriculture Committee

Memos to Mario Castillo

o Memos : de la Garza

o Resume : Dennis Thomas

1981, 1982

2

20

House Agriculture Committee

Committee Organization, 95th Congress

o Memo : John Kramer

o Rules of the Committee on Agriculture, draft

1976

2

21

House Agriculture Committee

Dairy Price Support Legislation

o DSG Fact Sheet : Dairy Price Supports Adjustment, 3/23/81.

o Facts about Diary Price Supports and H.F. 1986, USDA, 3/3/81.

o Dairy Industry Newsletter, 8/28/81.

o H.R.2594 : A Bill to amend the diary provision of the Agricultural Act of 1949... 3/18/81.

o News Release, Committee on Agriculture, 11/12/81.

o News articles RE dairy industry :

- Surplus cheese goes to pot as President signs Farm Bill;

- Under Missouri : A Monument to the output of the American cow;

- Embarrassing defeat on the hill yields up billions, just the same;

- Surplus dairy products crowd KC caves;

- Reagan's cuts in dairy price supports lose in House, trouble seen for Farm Bill; - Milk Price-Support rollback is passed by House 328 to 58 ;

- Split on farm subsidies;

- Milk producers await bonanza;

- Milk support vote a Reagan victory;

- Diary industry split over milk subsidies; Milk output rises despite a price support freeze;

- Tons of cheese and nowhere to go; Thousands of D.D. Poor wait in cold for cheese.

1981

2

22

House Agriculture Committee

Democratic Study Group - Budget Crisis

o DSG Special Reports :

- Is Reagan shredding the Safety net ? 10/09/81 ;

- Continuing resolution and the budget, 11/20/81 ;

- How Reagan and the Senate caused the budget crisis, 11/23/81.

1981

2

23

House Agriculture Committee

President's Economic Program, DSG

o DSG Special Report : Reagan's Economic Mess (It really is VooDoo Economics), 09/18/81.

1981

2

24

House Agriculture Committee

DSG Economy/ Recession

o DSG Special Report : The Reagan Recession, Worst since the 1930s, 12/09/81.

1981

2

25

House Agriculture Committee

Democratic Study Group : Patco Strike

o DSG Special Report : Air controllers strike -- a three-way loss, 10/13/81.

1981

2

26

House Agriculture Committee

EEC, impending trade war

o Articles :

- Lodwick warns of trade war with Europe, Des Moines Register, 09/18/81.

o Harkin: House will oppose big changes in farm bill, Des Moines Register, 09/19/81.

1981

2

27

House Agriculture Committee

Farm Summit Task Force

o Position paper with handwritten notes : Agriculture's role in government decisions, 44p.

1978

2

28

House Agriculture Committee

Farm Credit Administration

o Correspondence : Ben Sunbury, Gerald M. Lowrie

o H.R.7548, The Farm Credit Act amendments of 1980. International Financing and Investment Powers, What Title III does.

o Additional views of Hon. James M. Jeffords, Hon. Keith G. Sebelius, and Hon. William M. Thomas.

o Amendment to H.R.7548 offered by Mr. Jeffords.

o Independent Bankers Association of America Executive Council Resolution, 09/26/80.

o Telegram concerning Fifth District Farm Credit Bank moving from New Orleans to Jackson, Mississippi, 10/01/80.

1980

2

29

House Agriculture Committee

Positions of Farm Organization

o Article: AFBR seeks wheat, feed grains paid land diversion program, Journal of commerce, 02/15/80.

1980

2

30

House Agriculture Committee

Farm price and credit crisis

o Correspondence : Tom Daschle , "Farmers can't afford to plant, or not to plant" ;

- Gene Moos, "Suggested committee response to the credit problems facing farmers."

o News Releases, Committee on Agriculture, 04/02/80 to 05/08/80.

o News USDA : CCC offers to purchase wheat at stated prices, 04/07/80 ;

- 1979 feed grain program non-participants may place corn in grain reserve, 04/15/80 ;

- CCC interest rates announced, 04/15/80;

- CCC buys 25.7 million bushels of corn, 04/15/80;

- USDA announces sale of soybean contract rights, 04/18/80;

- USDA will offer to sell corn, wheat contract rights, 04/30/80;

- USDA announces sale of wheat contract rights, 05/14/80.

o Articles : USDA to boost interest rates on farm loans, 03/27/80;

- Farm credit pinch worries Iowa officials, 03/28/80;

- Soybeans aid urged, 04/05/80;

- Tight credit puts the squeeze on area farmers, 04/06/80;

- Little congressional help seen for farmers, 04/06/80;

- Credit drought leaves farmers short of cash for spring plantings, 04/07/80;

- Farmers' frustrations rising over economic plight, 04/07/80;

- U.S. is raising rates on most farm loans, 04/07/80;

- Bankruptcy seen facing hog farmers, 04/11/80;

- Does the 'other' Washington care, Iowa farmers wonder, 04/14/80;

- Presidential snub on 'credit crisis' riles farm leaders, 04/14/80;

- U.S. pays half billion for wheat, 04/15/80;

- Political rebellion growing in nation's grain belt, 04/16/80;

- Hearings set on farmers' economic problems, 04/22/80;

- Sailors seeking welfare, food stamps in California, 04/24/80;

- Value of farm land dropping in Iowa third time since '32, 04/26/80.

1980

2

31

House Agriculture Committee

Farm program history, 1977

o 1977 Farm Bill and Beyond

1980

2

32

House Agriculture Committee

Family farms

o Article : Small farms alive and well, thank you, 22/29/81.

1981

2

33

House Agriculture Committee

Farm economy

o Kiplinger Agricultural Letter, 01/08/82.

o The AG BAG , 01/06/82.

o Articles :

- Special aid for farmers, 01/22/82;

- Reagan said to ask states to assume food stamp costs, 01/22/82;

- Reagan acts to stop foreclosure by U.S. on loans to farmers, 01/22/82;

- Farm bill adequate, professor contends, 12/26/81;

- 1981 was worst year for farm prices since Depression, 01/01/82.

1982


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