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Agriculture Committee - Box 3


Series : Agriculture Committee

Series : Agriculture Committee

Sub-Series : Agriculture Committee Files

Box 3: 36 folders

Box

File

Folder Title

Folder Sub-title

Notes and Publications

Year

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House Agriculture Committee

Farm Problems

o Article : USDA pressed to revive farms with incentive to curb crops, 06/07/82.

o Washington Newsletter, National Farmers Union : Bill seeks '82 improvements, higher '83 crop supports, 05/07/82.

o Congressional Record, Crusade of peaceful outage, Mr. Alexander from Arkansas, 05/04/82.

1982

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House Agriculture Committee

Farm Bill

o Correspondence : E. Kika de la Garza, John R. Block, William C. Wampler.

o Articles :

- New farm bill provides increased price supports, 12/18/81;

- Four-year $11 million farm bill wins by 2 votes, 12/18/81;

- Farm Bill : Yes, No, 12/14/81;

- Senate farm panel approves less costly bill, n.d.; Pitifully weak farm bill, 12/10/81;

- Running out of farmland? Nonsense!, 12/16/81;

- House approves 4-year farm bill in 205-203 vote; 12/17/81;

- Food industry is slowed in bid to ease curbs, 12/17/81;

- Farm bill squeaks by house, 12/17/81;

- Ruling splits authority for ban on drilling in Montana Wilderness, 12/17/81;

- Whose Milk is it, Anyway? 12/17/81;

- Everyone throws dirt on the new farm bill, 12/19/81;

- Trade embargo fears depress grain futures, 12/19/81;

- Block asks paring of farm aid, 04/01/81;

- Bergland discusses Carter's proposals for 1981 farm bill, 08/28/80.

o Preamble and rules adopted by the Democratic Caucus, 01/23/81.

o News Release, Committee on Agriculture: 05/12/81, 05/14/81.

1981

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36

House Agriculture Committee

Farm Bill approval

o New Release, Committee on Agriculture, 05/14/81 and 05/19/81.

1981

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37

House Agriculture Committee

Conservation-Credit-Rural Development

o Memos to members, House Committee on Agriculture from Fowler West, 04/06/81, 04/09/81, 04/08/81.

o Memo to members of Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit and Rural Development from Ed Jones, Chairman, 04/02/81.

o News Release, Committee on Agriculture, 04/06/81,04/08/81,, 04/09/81.

1981

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38

House Agriculture Committee

Farm Bill Conference

o Articles : Senate clears farm measure for House fight next week, 12/11/81;

- Senate passes trimmed-down farm measure, 12/11/81;

- Conferees get a pep talk from president, proceed to poop out; Conferees reject Reagan's targets on farm spending, 11/05/81;

- Farm bill maneuvering moves into final stage, 11/06/81;

- Real worries about who owns farmland, 11/02/81;

- Farm bill grows fatter as conferees add items costing more than Reagan wants, 11/09/81;

- Conference churns out milk price support plan, 11/07/81;

- Fiasco on the farm, 11/13/81;

- Reagan weighs plans to cut food stamp fund even more, 11/13/81;

- Farm bill prompts Hill cooks to start stuffing a turkey early, 11/17/81;

- Farm bill tilt, 11/17/81;

- Lawmakers butt heads over importing of meat, 11/11/81;

- American farms' ability to feed us is in growing danger, study says, 11/18/81;

- Farm bill price supports offer a sticky dilemma for desserts, 11/26/81;

- House conferees on farm bill accept compromise after warning by Block, 12/09/81;

- OMB, agriculture at odds over school lunches, 12/09/81;

- Reagan farm bill gets cold shoulder from US farmers, 12/14/81;

- Farm bill's their last row to hoe, 12/14/81;

- Conferees bow to Reagan; approve 4-year farm bill, 12/09/81;

- Conferees revive controversial sugar price supports, 11/08/81?;

- Conference churns out milk price support plan, 11/07/81;

- Reagan adds to pressure on farm bill conferees, 12/03/81;

- Conferees cool to farm bill offer, 12/04/81;

- Panel finishes farm bill, amid budget warnings, 11/20/81;

- House conferees, in reversal, agree to farm compromise, 12/09/81;

- Farm bill clears hurdle, but faces possible veto, 11/19/81.

o AG BAG, Farm bill passes Senate, 12/10/81

1981

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39

House Agriculture Committee

Farm bill, cotton-rice-sugar subcommittee

o Upland Cotton Program working papers.

o Memo to members, House committee on Agriculture from Fowler West, 'Notice of Subcommittee Actions," 04/01/81, 04/07/81.

o News Release, Committee on Agriculture, 04/01/81.

1981

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40

House Agriculture Committee

Farm Bill, Dept. Operations-Research-Foreign Aid

o Memo to members, House committee on Agriculture from Fowler West, 'Notice of Subcommittee Actions," 04/28/81.

o News Releases, Committee on Agriculture, 04/06/81, 04/07/81, 04/28/81.

1981

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41

House Agriculture Committee

Farm Bill, Domestic Marketing Consumer Relations Nutrition

o Memo to members, House committee on Agriculture from Fowler West, 'Notice of Subcommittee Actions," 04/30/81.

o Correspondence : Fred Richmond to Richard Bergman, 01/15/82.

o News Release, Committee on Agriculture, 04/30/81.

o Articles : Congressional panels adopt Reagan's plan to slash food stamp program, 05/13/81;

- House unit voids 2 votes in clash on food stamps, 05/12/81.

1981

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42

House Agriculture Committee

Farm Bill, Floor consideration, H.R.3603, ES884

o Articles :

- Farmers irked by politics behind vote on supports, 10/25/81;

- Tobacco supports survive house challenge, but changes loom, 10/22/81; Changing the food laws, 10/22/81;

- Rights aids hits grain sale, 10/22/81; Tobacco triumphs, 10/22/81;

- Taking a look at the beef you buy, 10/22/81;

- Milking the public, 10/20/81;

- House approves farm bill despite threat of veto, 10/23/81;

- House passes farm bill Block calls excessive, 10/23/81;

- Farm bill conferees, near accord, hit a stone wall, 11/23/81;

- Farm bill squeaks through House by 205 to 203, 12/17/81;

- It's not too late to prevent a peanut fiasco!, 12/15/81;

- Democrats watch GOP checks bounce, n.d.; Southern

- Democrats wonder if Reagan can still deliver the goods, 10/25/81.

1981

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43

House Agriculture Committee

Farm Bill hearings

o Memo FCW to de la Garza, Schedule for hearings and markup of the 1981 Farm Bill, includes Unofficial lineup of House and Senate Agriculture Committee Hearings.

o News Release, House Committee on Agriculture, 02/08/77.

1981

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44

House Agriculture Committee

Farm Bill, Livestock, Dairy, Poultry

o Memo : FCW to Members, House Committee on Agriculture, Notice of Subcommittee Action, 03/18/81, 04/28/81.

o News Release, House Committee on Agriculture, 03/19/81, 03/26/81,04/28/81.

1981

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45

House Agriculture Committee

Farm Bill opposition

o Statement of common Cause lobbyist Maureen Shea on House-Senate Farm Bill conference, 11/16/81.

o Memo, Hilton Davis, Chamber of Commerce of the USA RE Food and Agriculture Act of 1981, 11/16/81.

o Correspondence, Peter A. Peyser, Defeat the Farm Bill Conference Report, 11/12/81.

o Press Release : Community Nutrition Institute, Consumer Coalition Threatens to work on Farm Bill Conference Report Defeat; complains that conferees have added $10 billion to consumer food costs, 11/16/81.

1981

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46

House Agriculture Committee

Farm Bill, tobacco, Peanuts

o Brief explanation of committee print on peanuts.

o Committee Print : Subcommittee on Tobacco and Peanuts

o Peanut Program : Current Law - Committee Print - Administration Proposal.

o News Release, Committee on Agriculture, 04/08/81, 05/04/81.

1981

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47

House Agriculture Committee

Farm Bill, wheat, soybeans, feedgrains

o Memo, John Baise, American Soybean Association, Washington Office, Position of ASA regarding soybean loan program provision in Farm Bill, 04/30/81.

o News Release, Committee on Agriculture, 04/30/81.

1981

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48

House Agriculture Committee

Farm Bill, Farm Credit Act of 1971

o Correspondence : E. A. Jaenke, Farm Credit Administration to W. R. Poage, 11/16/71.

o Farm Credit Act of 1971, Major Issues.

1971

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49

House Agriculture Committee

Foley Address, response to Reagan Tax Bill

o Text of response of Tom Foley to Reagan's Tax Bill speech, 08/16/82.

1982

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50

House Agriculture Committee

Food and Agriculture Act of 1981

o Topic treatment of Food and Agriculture Act for Dairy products, wool and mohair; wheat; feed grains; grain reserves; cotton; rice; peanuts; soybeans; sugar; export and embargo protection; meat safety protection; emergency help for poultrymen; sunflowers; tobacco; aid to black colleges; pest control; state grain inspection; self-help for floral industry; National Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching Policy Act Amendments; Credit, Rural Development and Family Farms; Conservation; Food stamp and commodity distribution.

o Whip Advisory : Conference report on the food and agriculture act of 1981, 12/14,81.

o News Release, Committee on Agriculture, 12/16/81.

1981

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51

House Agriculture Committee

Eugene Senat testimony RE food stamps

o Memo from FCW to Thomas S. Foley concerning deletions to Senate testimony.

o Statement of Eugene Senat, former district manager, Louisiana Food and Nutrition Service, USDA, 03/23/76.

1976

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52

House Agriculture Committee

Fuel facts

o Memo to Tom Foley from Sam Hayes RE Current outlook for oil supplies and prices, 04/03/80.

1980

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53

House Agriculture Committee

National 4-H Countil, Citizenship Focus

Photographs, FCW at Citizenship-Washington Focus with 4-H delegates on 08/14/79 .

1979

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54

House Agriculture Committee

GAO briefing for Subcommittee Chairmen

o Memo : Kika de la Garza to Subcommittee Chairmen, 02/27/81

o Report of ongoing assignments House Committee on Agriculture, 01/09/81.

1981

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55

House Agriculture Committee

Gasohol

o Statement for the Chairman from Sam Hayes, n.d.

o Statement by the President, 01/11/80.

o Fact Sheet, The White House, The President's Alcohol Fuels Program, 01/11/80.

o Articles : Will gasohol save enough oil to justify higher food prices? 03/20/81 ; - Gasohol : High hopes, 03/19/81 ;

- Gasohol becoming haven for swindlers, 03/15/81 ;

- Major new Gasohol program planned, 01/07/80 ;

- Gasohol proposal seen outstripping US plant capacity, 01/08/80 ;

- U.S. Struggles for Gasohol plan, 01/08/80.

1981

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56

House Agriculture Committee

China Grain Agreement

o Memo from FCW to Chairman Foley RE :

- Grain agreement with the People's Republic of China, 10/22/80.

1980

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57

House Agriculture Committee

Grain companies

o News, USDA, CCC agrees to take over contracts for up to 16 million metric tons of grain, 02/15/80.

o Articles : Grain prices skid as trading resumes; Soviet contracts may be sold to others, 01/10/80 ;

- Why Government decided to buy the embargoed grain, 01/10/80 ;

- CCC won't pay profits of USSR export contracts, 01/10/80 ;

- Cargill : Big grain risk taker, 01/09/80

1980

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House Agriculture Committee

Grain embargo, Domestic

o Article : Best buys : the Soviet grain embargo could lower some meat prices, 01/09/80.

1980

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House Agriculture Committee

Grain Exports suspension

o Correspondence :

- From the President , includes Address to the nation, 01/04/80.

- Clayton Yeutter to James M. Stone, 01/07/80.

o Positions taken by committee members.

o Paper : Summary of actions taken to offset effects on U.S. Agriculture of Soviet grain suspension, n.d.

o Response to the Soviet invasion of Afganistan, summary of points covered by President Carter at a briefing for members of Congress, 01/08/80.

o Protest against President Carter's Grain-Embargo, Marvin Week, American Agriculture Movement, n.d.

o United States of America before the CFTC in the matter of the wheat, corn, oats, soybeans...traded on the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago..., n.d.

o Remarks of CFTC Chairman, James M. Stone, before the Commodity Club of Washington, D.D., 02/06/80.

o Memo : FCW to Democratic Members of House Committee on Agriculture, Suspending shipments of agricultural commodities to the Soviet Union, 01/05/80.

o AG BAG, 01/07-09/80.

o Articles : India's population again surpasses food supply, 12/27/79 ;

- Prices of wheat, corn, soybeans fall on fears of embargo on Soviets, 01/03/80 ;

- Buying of U.S. Grain is speeded by Soviet, 01/04/80 ;

- Grain farmers voice concern, 01/07/80 ;

- Carter's Soviet grain action puts trampship marts in stock, 01/08/80 ;

- Europe backs U.S. on grain, 01/08/80

- U.S. will purchase up to $2.6 billion of unshipped grain, 01/08/80 ;

- Embargo of Soviets broadened, 01/09/80 ;

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File 59

Continued

House Agriculture Committee

Grain Exports suspension

o Articles continued :

- New incentives set for grain farmers, 01/09/80 ;

- In '79 a Soviet recession, 01/09/80 ;

- Soviet ships, cargo embardoed by ILA, 01/10/80 ;

- 'Sting' operation added to grain boycott, 02/15/80 ;

- Decision near on embargoing US fertilizer exports to USSR, 02/20, 80 ;

- President orders embargo on Russia of phosphates sales, 02/26/80 ;

- U.S. bans phosphate for Soviet, 02/26/80 ;

- Soviet phosphates embargo extended, 02/26/80 ;

- Administration is facing grain embargo backlash, 04/06/80 ;

- Long-term damage to U.S. by embargo is predicted, 05/03/81 ;

- GAO study raps handling of Soviet grain embargo, 07/30/81 ;

- USDA starts to sell government-owned grain, 07/31/81 ;

- Farmers' net income could hit $85 billion by the years 1990, 07/31, 81 ;

- Soviets buy less U.S. grain ; Smith asks why, 08/20/81 ;

- Grain import hike forecast for Soviets, 08/21/81 ;

- Grain deals during embargo, 01/10/82 .

o Editorial : Watch the Longshoremen, 01/08/80 ;

- OSHA and Cotton dust, n.d.

o H.R.4489 to authorize the establishment of a food security reserve of wheat, and for other related purposes, 06/15/79.

- Export Administration Act of 1969, as amended, n.d.

o News release : Office of the Vice President's Press Secretary, 01/07/80.

o News release : CFTC, CBT to comply with CFTC order to suspend futures trading in grains and oilseed markets, Monday, Jan. 7 and Tuesday, Jan. 8, 01/06/80.

- House Committee on Agriculture, 01/04/80,01/07/80, 01/08/80, 06/12/80.

o News, USDA :

- U.S. suspends shipments of agricultural commodities to the Soviet Union, 01/05/80 ;

- Mondale announces further actions to offset Soviet sales suspension, 01/07/80 ;

- USDA announces program changes to offset suspension action, 01/08/80.

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US - USSR

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o Articles :

- Reagan authorizes Soviets to purchase extra 15 million tons of grain in fiscal '82, 10/02/81 ;

- Commodities markets and Soviet grain pact, 10/05/81 ;

- U.S., Soviets Set grain deal potentially worth $3 billion, 10/02/81 ;

- U.S. will permit Russians to triple imports of grain, 10/02/81 ;

- Soviets warn of another poor harvest, 09/02/81

1981

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61

House Agriculture Committee

Grain exports

o Articles :

- No 'Quid pro quo' given U.S. for end of grain embargo, 04/27/81 ;

- Reagan easing grain embargo, 04/23/81

o Newsletter, U.S. Wheat Associates, 10/16/81.

1981

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62

House Agriculture Committee

Grain policy, Poland - USSR

o Articles :

- Grain experts see 'de facto' embargo, 01/01/82 ;

- Grain move : indirect embargo?, 12/31/81 ;

- Poland's crisis hits U.S. farms, 12/28/81 ;

- Block tells possibilities of embargo against Soviets, 12/16/81 ;

- Grain, ship talks with Soviets canceled, 12/30/81

1981-1982

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House Agriculture Committee

Grain Announcement, October

o Articles :

- Reagan offers to sell more grain to Russia but farmers are skeptical about results, 10/18/82 ;

- Rural cycle : today's farm crisis does not equal the Depression's agonies, but there are parallels, 10/18/82 ;

- Grain reaction, 10/18/82 ; Farm groups say Reagan not going far enough, 10/18/82

1982

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64

House Agriculture Committee

Suspension of grain exports

o Text of remarks by the President to the Agriculture Editors and Representatives, 04/22/82

1982

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65

House Agriculture Committee

Gypsy moths - Republican dissidents

o Article : Republican moderates won't be pushovers, 09/20/81

1981

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House Agriculture Committee

House Administration meeting on Oversight, 10/08/81

o Correspondence : Bill Frenzel to Frank Annunzio, 09/28/81.

o Statement of Jack Brooks before hearing of subcommittee on Legislative Improvement, House Rules committee on Congressional oversight, 09/25/81

o Reports : Congressional Research Service - Comparisons of House Committee oversight activities, 95 th and 96th Congresses, 01/05/81 ;

- Definition of committee oversight, 12/12/80

- Steps in the committee oversight planning process, 12/12/80 ;

- Check list of questions pertaining to committee oversight, 12/12/80 ;

- Committee and House rules regarding oversight, 09/26/80

o Editorial : Needed : a budget strategy, 10/??/80?.

o H.R. 2 - The Sunset Act of 1981.

1981

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House Agriculture Committee

House Rules and Agenda

o Correspondence : Edward R. Madigan to Republican Colleagues, 02/02/81

o Agenda for House Proceedings.

o Rules of the House of Representatives, 97th Congress, First session.

1981

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House Agriculture Committee

Humane Horse Treatment Bill

o Bill to regulate the transportation of horses in commerce and for other purposes

1980


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