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The Department of Agriculture averaged out U.S. food consumption last year at 1,488 lbs. per person, which, allowing for the 17 million Americans that John Kennedy said go to bed hungry every night, means that certain gluttons on the upper end must somehow down 8 lbs. or more a day.
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The Farm Credit Administration, an independent agency located within the Department of Agriculture, supervises and coordinates a cooperative credit system for agriculture.
Available, on request, from U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington 25, D.C., are: Cooperative Farm Credit Can Assist In Rural Development ( Circular No. 44 ), and The Cooperative Farm Credit System ( Circular No. 36-A ).
In the United States Department of Agriculture's Yearbook Of Agriculture, 1952, which is devoted entirely to insects, George E. Bohart mentions a site in Utah which was estimated to contain 200,000 nesting females.
Georgia's Department of Agriculture is intensifying its fire ant eradication program in an effort to stay ahead of the fast-spreading pest.
Agriculture Department economists estimate the Government this year will hand farmers $1.4 billion in special subsidies and incentive payments, well above the record $1.1 billion of 1958 and about double the $639 million of 1960.
The Advances to Settlers Act of 1894 provided low-interest motgages, while the Agriculture Department disseminated information on the best farming methods.
Abacá was first cultivated on a large scale in Sumatra in 1925 under the Dutch, who had observed its cultivation in the Philippines for cordage since the ninteenth century, followed up by plantings in Central America in 1929 sponsored by the U. S. Department of Agriculture.
The United States Department of Agriculture and its myriad agencies such as the Agricultural Marketing Service are the primary sources of regulatory activity, although other administrative bodies such as the Environmental Protection Agency play a significant regulatory role as well.
Under current United States law, bio-agents which have been declared by the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services or the U. S. Department of Agriculture to have the " potential to pose a severe threat to public health and safety " are officially defined as " select agents ".
Nowadays, the agencies that are responsible for the biotechnology regulation are: US Department of Agriculture ( USDA ) that regulates plant pests and medical preparation from living organisms, Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) that regulates pesticides and herbicides, and the Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) which ensures that the food and drug products are safe and effective
After the proper facilities had been built and the personnel hired to make such a change, the U. S. Department of Agriculture issued an injunction and refused to allow Creekstone to buy the kits necessary to test.
Economist Paul Krugman commented that the incident showed that " the imperatives of crony capitalism trump professed faith in free markets ," at least for the Department of Agriculture at the time.
The World War II-era Department of Agriculture film Hemp for Victory, encouraging the growing of hemp for war uses, has achieved a similar cult status.
Cheddar cheese is one of several products used by the United States Department of Agriculture to track the dairy industry ; reports are issued weekly detailing prices and production quantities.
The company organization of each camp had a dual-authority supervisory staff: firstly, Department of War personnel or Reserve officers ( until 1 July 1939 ), a " company commander " and junior officer, who were responsible for overall camp operation, logistics, education and training ; and secondly, ten to fourteen technical service civilians, including a camp " superintendent " and " foreman ," employed by either the Departments of Interior or Agriculture, responsible for the particular field work.
His father, Donald Walton Lynch, was a research scientist working for the U. S. Department of Agriculture, and his mother, Edwina " Sunny " Lynch ( née Sundholm ), was an English language tutor whose grandfather's parents had immigrated to the United States from Finland in the 19th century.
MyPyramid Food Guidance System is the result of extensive research performed by the United States Department of Agriculture to revise the original Food Guide Pyramid.
However, the findings of these staff members were criticized, as they were performed mostly by economic entomologists inherited from the United States Department of Agriculture, whom many environmentalists felt were biased towards agribusiness and tended to minimize concerns about human health and wildlife.
Gifford Pinchot had been appointed by McKinley as chief of Division of Forestry in the Department of Agriculture.
* United States Department of Agriculture, USDA Economic Research Service: The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America.
In June 2004, the United States Department of Agriculture, with the advisement of a federal district judge from Beaumont, Texas, classified batter-coated French fries as a vegetable under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.
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Research commissioned for the Florida Department of Transportation, published in 2005, found that, in Florida, the Crash Reduction Factor ( used to estimate the expected reduction of crashes during a given period ) resulting from the installation of sidewalks averaged 74 %.
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The fullest cooperation by and with Atomic Energy Commission, the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, the Department of State, and other concerned agencies shall also be carried out in the interest of achieving the objectives of this Act.
One year the Department collected a file of case histories to document its argument that men in the field were paying the government's entertainment bills out of personal income.
At the State Department, hard-bitten Russian experts complained that the Capitol was out of its wits.
The territory is a possession of Australia, administered from Canberra by the Attorney-General's Department ( before 29 November 2007 administration was carried out by the Department of Transport and Regional Services ).
The census in Sri Lanka is carried out by the Department of Census and Statistics every 10 years, with the next one being planned for 2011.
The US Department of State said on September 16, " these elections stand out as a milestone in creating a new, more competitive multi-party political system in one of Africa's largest and most important countries.
Still, the US Department of State said on September 16, " these elections stand out as a milestone in creating a new, more competitive multi-party political system in one of Africa's largest and most important countries.
For the remainder, in particular for the Berbice River and the North West services, the Government provides a cross-subsidy funded out of the profits that are always realized by the Harbor Branch of the Transport and Harbors Department.
During World War II, the War Department allotted a rationed supply of brass to Kratt's factory to continue production of their harmonicas to be passed out by the Red Cross among the GI's serving overseas to boost morale.
The Department of Safeguards is responsible for carrying out this mission, through technical measures designed to verify the correctness and completeness of states ' nuclear declarations.
Starting out as a cluster of large, open tents pitched next to the still-standing white wooden day beacon, the Millersville settlement on the island's western shore was named after a bureaucrat with the United States Department of Air Commerce.
In 1964, the Warren Commission concluded that Oswald acted alone in assassinating Kennedy, firing three shots, a conclusion also reached by prior investigations carried out by the FBI and Dallas Police Department, yet rejected by much of the U. S. public over the years.
From 1830 until 1901, the role of overseeing weights and measures was carried out by the Office of Standard Weights and Measures, which was part of the U. S. Treasury Department.
This requirement is set out by the Educational Department Bureau of Hong Kong, which is the governmental department that governs the Hong Kong education sector.
By Executive Order of the President of the United States, the Purple Heart was revived on the 200th Anniversary of George Washington's birth, out of respect to his memory and military achievements, by War Department General Orders No. 3, dated February 22, 1932.
On 28 June 2007, the FARC-EP reported the death of 11 out of 12 provincial deputies from the Valle del Cauca Department whom the guerrillas had kidnapped in 2002.
President Jimmy Carter had begun phasing out price controls on petroleum, while he created the Department of Energy.
Spenser was a former State trooper assigned to the Suffolk County DA's Office ( although some novels state that he also worked out of the Middlesex County DA's Office, for example in Walking Shadow and the pilot episode of Spenser: For Hire said he was a Boston Police detective ), and regularly seeks help from ( or sometimes butts heads with ) Martin Quirk ( originally a lieutenant, later a captain ) of the Boston Police Department.
Saddam complained to the U. S. State Department that Kuwait had slant drilled oil out of wells that Iraq considered to be within its disputed border with Kuwait.
The Spanish – American War broke out in 1898 while Roosevelt was, effectively, running the Department of the Navy.
As crews from the Tulsa Fire Department arrived to put out fires, the white mob turned them away at gunpoint.
In carrying out these responsibilities, the Department of State works in close coordination with other federal agencies, including the Department of Defense, the Department of the Treasury, and the Department of Commerce.