Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education: Farm Bill Issues

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This report discusses the farm bill (P.L. 110-234) that will authorize and direct the implementation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) major programs across the spectrum of its mission areas through FY2012. The enacted bill reorganizes the Department's research, extension, and economics mission area, which currently comprises four agencies that separately administer intramural and extramural programs supporting agricultural research and development (R&D).

Creator(s): Rawson, Jean M.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: June 12, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Rawson, Jean M.

Specialist in Agriculture and Food Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: June 12, 2008
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United States
Description:

This report discusses the farm bill (P.L. 110-234) that will authorize and direct the implementation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) major programs across the spectrum of its mission areas through FY2012. The enacted bill reorganizes the Department's research, extension, and economics mission area, which currently comprises four agencies that separately administer intramural and extramural programs supporting agricultural research and development (R&D).

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26 pages.

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