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TITLE 7-AGRICULTURE

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174. Same; disposition of proceeds from sale.
Agricultural & Mechanical Colleges-Agricultural Extension on Work

Appropriation 343c. Further additional appropriation. 343d-1. Further additional appropriation for extension work. 367. Secretary to prescribe form of financial report by stations, etc. 411b. Estimates of apple production. 414. Investigation and certification of condition, etc., of farm products in

interstate shipment. 419. Sale by Secretary of products of agricultural experiment station in

Puerto Rico. 427.

Agriculture research; declaration of policy; duties of Secretary, etc. 427h, Same; appropriations; availability of unexpended balances; allotments

to experimental stations and Office of Experiment Stations. 427i. Same; additional appropriations; administrative expenses, etc. 427j. Same; use of funds for market research projects; report to Congress. 428. Option to purchase lands—Repealed. 433. Domestic raising of fur-bearing animals; classification. 434. Same; transfer of functions, appropriations, records and property to

Secretary of Agriculture. 475. Cotton crop reports.

Foreign Agricultural Service 541-545. Repealed.

Executive Order No. 9705 608c. Delegation of certain functions and authority to Economic Stabilization

Director.

Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933 608c-1. Repealed. 610. Powers of Secretary of Agriculture generally. 612a. Additional appropriation authorized; use in connection with dairy and

beef products.

Tenant Purchase Loans and Mortgage Insurance 1001. Power of Secretary; persons eligible; preferences; conditions for loan on Production and Subsistence Loans—Continued Sec. 1010. Retirement of submarginal lands. 1011. Same; powers of Secretary of Agricultural. 1013. Expired. 1014. Farmers' Home Corporation. 1015. Powers of Secretary of Agriculture. 1016. County Committee; appointments; compensation; appointments;

mortgage. 1002. Examination, appraisal, certification of loans and insurance by county

committee. 1003. Terms. 1004. Equitable distribution of loans and mortgage insurance. 1005. Appropriations. 1005a. Farm "tenant mortgage insurance fund; appropriation; excess, use,

report. 1005b. Insurance of mortgages. 10050. Payment of insurance upon default; issuance of notes; purchase of

notes by Treasury; mortgage assignment. 1005d. Procedure with respect to mortgages in default; disposition of realized

amounts. 1006. Same; appropriation.

Production and Subsistence Loans 1007. Eligible borrowers; terms. 1007a. Conditions and penalties. 1008. Debt adjustment. 1009. Appropriations.

meetings, duties. 1017. Resettlement projects-Liquidation. 1018. Special conditions and limitations on loans. 1019. Transfer of lands to Secretary. 1020. Transactions with private corporations. 1021. Surveys and investigations. 1022. Variable payments on obligations. 1023. Set-off. 1024. Taxation. 1025. Purchase at foreclosure sale. 1026. Penalties. 1027. Fees and commissions. 1028. Application to Territories. 1029. Separability. 1030. Consolidation of agricultural credit and service offices. 1031. Conveyance of mineral rights with land.

Subchapter V-General Provisions 1183. Termination of chapter. 1282. Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938; Declaration of policy; transfer of

functions. 1302. Loans by Commodity Credit Corporation on agricultural commodities; transfer of functions.

Marketing Quotas 1312. National marketing quotas, tobacco. 1313. Apportionment of national marketing quota, tobacco. 1314. Penalties, persons liable. 1330. Supplemental provisions relating to corn and wheat marketing quotas,

transfer of functions. 1334. Apportionment of national acreage allotment. 1340. See 1330. 1341. Legislative finding of effect on interstate and foreign commerce and

necessity of regulation. 1342. Finding and proclamation of supplies, etc. 1344. Apportionment of national allotment. 1357. Peanuts—legislative findings. 1358. Peanuts-marketing quota. 1359. Marketing penalties-peanuts. 1381. Cotton price adjustment payments, note. 1382, 1383, 1383a, Transfer of functions. 1384. Repealed. 1389, 1391, 1392, Transfer of functions.

Crop Insurance 1503, 1504, 1504a, 1505–1516. Transfer of functions, Federal Crop Insurance Corp.

Distribution and Marketing of Agricultural Products (New) 1621. Congressional declaration of purpose; use of existing facilities; cooperaChapter 8A-RUBBER

tion with States. 1622. Duties of Secretary. 1623. Appropriations; allotments to States. 1624. Cooperation with Government and State agencies; private research

organization, etc.; rules and regulations; report to Congress. 1625. Transfer and consolidation of functions, powers, bureaus, etc. 1626. Definitions, 1627. Appointment of personnel, compensation, specialists. 1628. National advisory committee; chairman, members, meetings, etc. 1629. Additional committees; composition.

$ 174. Same; disposition of proceeds from sale.

Repeated in May 5, 1945, ch. 109, § 1, 59 Stat. 152; July 5, 1945, ch. 271, title I, 59 Stat. 423, but was not carried in the Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act of 1946, June 22, 1946, ch. 445, 60 Stat, 270.

Chapter 13.–AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGES

AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION WORK APPROPRIATION 8 343c. Further additional appropriation for extension work.

AMENDMENTS

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1945-Act of June 6, 1945, ch. 175, $ 2, 59 Stat. 233, amended section by inserting “(other than appropriations

of this title)" in lieu of “(other than appropriations under this section)".

8 343d-1. Further additional appropriation for extension work.-(a) In order to further develop the cooperative extension system as inaugurated under sections 341–343, 344-348 of this title, particularly for the further development of county extension work, there are authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of paying the expenses of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, including technical and educational

assistance to farm people in improving their standards of living, in developing individual farm and home plans, better marketing and distribution of farm products, work with rural youth in 4-H Clubs and older out-of-school youth, guidance of farm people in improving farm and home buildings, development of effective programs in canning, food preservation, and nutrition, and for the necessary printing and distribution of information in connection with the foregoing, the following sums:

(1) $4,500,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and each subsequent fiscal year;

(2) An additional $4,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and each subsequent fiscal year; and

(3) An additional $4,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and each subsequent fiscal year.

(b) The sums appropriated pursuant to this section shall be paid to the several States and the Territory of Hawaii in the same manner and subject to the same conditions and limitations as the additional sums appropriated under sections 341-343, 344—348 of this title, except that

(1) not more than 2 per centum of the sum appropriated pursuant to this section for each fiscal year shall be available for paying expenses of the Extension Service in the United States Department of Agriculture;

(2) $500,000 of the sum so appropriated for each fiscal year shall , be allotted among the States and the Territory of Hawaii by the Secretary of Agriculture on the basis of special needs due to population characteristics, area in relation to farm population, or other special problems, as determined by such Secretary: Provided, That not to exceed 10 per centum shall be allotted under this subparagraph to any one State or the Territory of Hawaii for any fiscal year: Provided further, That these funds shall be matched by the State or Territory

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receiving them, on the same basis as other funds under sections 343c to 343d-1, 427-427g of this title; and

(3) the remainder of the sum so appropriated for each fiscal year shall be paid to the several States and the Territory of Hawaii in the proportion that the farm population of each bears to the total farm population of the several States and Territory of Hawaii, as determined by the census of 1940.

(c) The sums appropriated pursuant to this section shall be in addition to and not in substitution for sums appropriated under sections 341–343, 344–348 of this title, or sums otherwise appropriated for agricultural extension work. Allotments to any State or the Territory of Hawaii for any fiscal year from the appropriations herein authorized shall be available for payment to such State or the Territory of Hawaii only if such State or the Territory of Hawaii complies, for such fiscal year, with the provisions with reference to offset of appropriations (other than appropriations under this section and section 343c of this title) for agricultural extension work. (June 29, 1935, ch. 338, 8 23, as added June 6, 1945, ch. 175, $ 1,59 Stat. 231.)

Chapter 14.-AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATIONS

GENERAL PROVISIONS

367. Secretary to prescribe form of financial report by stations and to coordinate departmental work with that of stations. The Secretary shall prescribe the form of the annual financial statement required under this chapter, ascertain whether the expenditures are in accordance with their provisions, coordinate the research work of the State agricultural colleges and experiment stations in the lines authorized in this chapter with research of the Department in similar lines, and make report thereon to Congress. (June 30, 1939, ch. 253, title I, 53 Stat. 944; June 25, 1940, ch. 421, § 1, 54 Stat. 536; July 1, 1941, ch. 267, § 1, 55 Stat. 412; July 22, 1942, ch. 516, § 1, 56 Stat. 670; July 12, 1943, ch, 215, $ 1, 57 Stat. 400; June 28, 1944, ch. 296, $ 1,58 Stat. 432; May 5, 1945, ch. 109, $ 1,59 Stat. 143; June 22, 1946, ch. 445, $ 1,60 Stat. 277.)

Act July 12, 1943, cited to text, made several minor changes in the wording of the section without affecting its substance.

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Chapter 17.-MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS 8 411b. Estimates of apple production.- Estimates of apple production shall be confined to the commercial crop. (June 30, 1939, ch. 253, title I, 53 Stat. 968; June 25, 1940, ch. 421, $ 1,54 Stat. 555; July 1, 1941, ch. 267, § 1, 55 Stat. 430; July 22, 1942, ch. 516, § 1, 56 Stat. 687; July 12, 1943, ch. 215, $ 1, 57 Stat. 398; June 28, 1941, ch. 296, § 1, 58 Stat. 430; May 5, 1945, ch. 109, $ 1,59 Stat. 140; June 22, 1946, ch. 445, $ 1,60 Stat. 274.)

$ 414. Investigation and certification of condition, etc., of farm products offered for interstate shipment. The Secretary is authorized to investigate and certify, in one or more jurisdictions, to shippers and other interested parties the class, quality, and condition of cotton, tobacco, fruits, and vegetables, whether raw, dried, canned, or otherwise processed, poultry, butter, hay, and other perishable farm prod

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ucts when offered for interstate shipment or when received at such important central markets as the Secretary may from time to time designate, or at points which may be conveniently reached therefrom under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, including payment of such fees as will be reasonable and as nearly as may be to cover the cost for the service rendered. (As amended June 30, 1939, ch. 253, title I, 53 Stat. 968; June 25, 1940, ch. 421, § 1, 54 Stat. 555; July 1, 1941, ch. 267, § 1, 55 Stat. 431; July 22, 1942, ch. 516, § 1, 56 Stat. 687; July 12, 1943, ch. 215, $ 1, 57 Stat. 421; June 28, 1944, ch. 296, § 1, 58 Stat. 453; May 5, 1945, ch. 109, § 1, 59 Stat. 158; June 22, 1946, ch. 445, § 1, 60 Stat. 290.)

Act June 22, 1946, cited to text, amended section by omitting provisions relating to the Secretary's cooperation with other Government and State agencies, boards of trade, trade organizations, etc.

Act May 5, 1945, cited to text, amended section by eliminating the provisos which provided for reimbursement of employees for use of private vehicles, and the certificates of authorized agents as prima facie evidence.

Act July 12, 1943, cited to text, substituted "Secretary” for “Secretary of Agriculture".

$ 419. Sale by Secretary of Agriculture of products of agricultural experiment station in Puerto Rico; disposition of moneys.Repeated in act May 5, 1945, ch. 109, $ 1,59 Stat. 143.

This provision was not carried in the Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act of 1946, June 22, 1946, ch. 445, 60 Stat. 270.

8 427. Agriculture research; declaration of policy; duties of Secretary of Agriculture; use of existing facilities. It is declared to be the policy of the Congress to promote the efficient production and utilization of products of the soil as essential to the health and welfare of our people and to promote a sound and prosperous agriculture and rural life as indispensable to the maintenance of maximum employment and national prosperity. It is also the intent of Congress to assure agriculture a position in research equal to that of industry which will aid in maintaining an equitable balance between agriculture and other sections of our economy. For the attainment of these objectives, the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized and directed to conduct and to stimulate research into the laws and principles underlying the basic problems of agriculture in its broadest aspects, including but not limited to: Research relating to the improvement of the quality of, and the development of new and improved methods of the production, marketing, distribution, processing, and utilization of plant and animal commodities at all stages from the original producer through to the ultimate consumer; research into the problems of human nutrition and the nutritive value of agricultural commodities, with particular reference to their content of vitamins, minerals, amino and fatty acids, and all other constituents that may be found necessary for the health of the consumer and to the gains or losses in nutritive value that may take place at any stage in their production, distribution, processing, and preparation for use by the consumer; research relating to the development of present, new, and extended 'uses and markets for agricultural commodities and byproducts as food or in commerce, manufacture, or trade, both at home and abroad, with particular reference to those foods and fibers for which our capacity to produce

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