Farm and Food Support Under USDA's Section 32 Program

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This report discusses "Section 32", which is a permanent appropriation that since 1935 has earmarked the
equivalent of 30% of annual customs receipts to support the farm sector through a
variety of activities. Today, most of this sizeable appropriation (totaling approximately
$6 billion each year) is transferred to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s)
child nutrition account.

Creator(s): Becker, Geoffrey S
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: August 26, 2005
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Becker, Geoffrey S

Specialist in Agricultural Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: August 26, 2005
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United States
Description:

This report discusses "Section 32", which is a permanent appropriation that since 1935 has earmarked the
equivalent of 30% of annual customs receipts to support the farm sector through a
variety of activities. Today, most of this sizeable appropriation (totaling approximately
$6 billion each year) is transferred to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s)
child nutrition account.

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6 Pages.

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