National Agricultural Research Policy Act of 1976: Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 11743, February 17 and 18, 1976
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Page 10 - Commission. (3) While away from their homes or regular places of business in the performance of services for the Commission, members of the Commission shall be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in the Government service are allowed expenses under section 5703 (b) of title 5 of the United States Code.
Page 89 - Chairman shall have the power to — (1) appoint and fix the compensation of an Executive Director, and such additional staff personnel as he deems necessary, without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, governing appointments in the competitive service...
Page 5 - Agriculture, who shall be 20 appointed by the President, by and with the advice and con21 sent of the Senate, and who shall be responsible for agricul22 tural research activities of the Department of Agriculture.
Page 120 - Director of the Center for the Biology of Natural Systems at Washington University in St.
Page 10 - ... appropriate advisory committees of the Department of Agriculture in the formulation of basic policies, goals, strategies, and priorities for programs of agricultural research, extension, and teaching; (6) report (as a part of the Department of Agriculture's annual budget, submissions) to the House Committee on Agriculture, the House Committee on Appropriations, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and the Senate Committee on Appropriations actions taken...
Page 103 - ... lies wholly within this area of investigation, but we do recognize utilization as one of the four pillars under a prosperous and balanced agriculture, the other three being efficient, production and marketing, quality product, and expanded total market outlet. It has been said that research leaders in the US Department of Agriculture and the State agricultural experiment stations are poorly qualified to envision and prosecute an effective program of research into expanded utilization of farm...
Page 3 - GHASSLEY) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture A BILL To establish a council to assist in meeting the development needs of rural areas of the United States, and for other purposes.
Page 150 - BILLION What could $15 billion do to reduce the world's vast social deficit? Here are some possibilities in the form of international cooperative programs for peaceful purposes, and their estimated annual costs. Each is a significant addition to existing programs. Together they would represent a start on a formidable fund for peace. For 200 million malnourished children, supplementary protein feeding to insure full brain development.
Page 34 - One was a unanimously passed-resolution calling for action by the Secretary of Agriculture and the President of the National Association of State Universities and...