Agricultural Resources and Environmental Indicators

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Page 58 - Grazing fees on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) of the Department of the Interior, and the Forest Service (FS) of the Department of Agriculture are set by law.
Page 328 - Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska. Nevada. New Mexico, North Dakota. Oklahoma. Oregon, South Dakota. Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands Internal Revenue Service SS-8 Determinations PO.
Page 133 - Agriculture shall declare to be a pest, and (2) any substance or mixture of substances Intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant or desiccant.
Page 21 - The ultimate objective of the Convention is to achieve the 'stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate...
Page 218 - BC, 1995, Nutrients in ground water and surface water of the United States— An analysis of data through 1992: US Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 95-4031 , 74 p.
Page 128 - Act of 1996 defines safe for dietary consumption products as "a reasonable certainty that no harm will result from aggregate exposure" including food, drinking water, and nonoccupational exposures. Under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and its amendments, the EPA decides which pesticides are registered and prescribes labeling and other regulatory requirements on their use to prevent unreasonable adverse effects on health and the environment. EPA also regulates pesticides...
Page 287 - ... $/acre/yr tons/acre/yr Appalachian 29 19 4 54.92 11 Com Belt 423 193 8 80.93 9 Delta 71 47 40 40.53 10 Lake States 144 68 8 59.13 6 Mountain 139 76 0 30.76 8 Northeast 16 10 0 43.95 5 Northern Plains 179 100 0 39.71 7 Pacific 30 18 0 49.00 8 Southeast 42 28 20 38.52 9 Southern Plains 101 58 0 32.45 25 US 1,174 616 80 53.79 10 CRP contracts scheduled to expire in September 1996, covering more than 14 million acres. As with the 1995 early-out opportunity, certain environmentally sensitive acres...
Page 29 - The timber culture laws provided for the granting of public lands to settlers on condition that they plant and cultivate trees on the lands granted.
Page 21 - Convention) is to achieve stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system. Such a level should be achieved within a timeframe sufficient to allow ecosystems to adapt naturally to climate change, to ensure that food production is not threatened, to avoid adverse health effects and to enable economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner.

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