Agriculture Handbook, Issue 712

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U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1997
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Page 332 - 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 58 - Project is administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) of the Department of the Interior.
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 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 311 - The term wetlands means those areas that are inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances do support, a prevalence of vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions.
Page 28 - Federal lands had slowed by the 1930's, and in 1976 the Federal Land Policy and Management Act explicitly directed that most remaining Federal lands be retained in Federal ownership (National Research Council, 1993). Remaining Federal lands totaled 650 million acres in 1993 (table 1.2.4). Most lands in Federal ownership are managed by four agencies: USDA's Forest Service; and the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), and National Park Service...
Page 222 - Nutrients in Ground Water and Surface Water of the United States - An Analysis of Data Through 1992.
Page 49 - Economic Consequences of Soil Compaction." ASAE Paper No. 901089. St. Joseph, Michigan: American Society for Agricultural Engineers. 48 Halvorson, Johnathan J., Jeffrey L. Smith, and RI Papendick (1997). "Issues of Scale for Evaluating Soil Quality," Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 52(1). Jan/Feb. Heimlich, R., and N. Bills (1989). Productivity and Erodibility of US Cropland. AER-604. US Dept. Agr., Econ. Res. Serv. Hornsby, AG, and RG Brown (1992). "Soil Parameters Significant to Pesticide...
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.

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