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AGRICULTURE

(AG)

 

This category contains material pertaining to the acquisition and dissemination of information on agricultural programs; research in crop and livestock production; farm management; pest control; marketing; rural development programs; home economics, horticulture, and nutrition, including School Lunch Programs; and price support and protection programs, 4'4". (1" restricted).

AG

AGRICULTURE

 
 

(opened 1/23/74)

Boxes 1-4

 

Contains material on farm demonstration programs; farm organizations; President's and Agriculture Secretary's farm messages; formulation of farm programs; Secretary's progress reports on American agriculture; commodity programs; President's meetings with farm leaders; Task Force on Agricultural and Rural Life; proposal for collective bargaining for farmers; farm parity income; National Policy Committee on Pockets of Poverty; agricultural assistance in Latin America; reclamation projects; price support programs; cropland adjustment program; Food and Agriculture Act of 1965; opinions related to farm prices, criticism of Orville Freeman, skip row planting regulations, and farm programs. 1' 2 1/2".

   

AG/MC

FARM LEADERS' MEETING AND RECEPTION, 2/20/67

 

(opened 1/23/74)

Box 4

 

Executive file contains material on arrangements for, invitations to, and commendations of the First Annual Conference on Farm Policy and Rural Life, 2/20/67, and the Second Annual Conference on Farm Policy and Rural Life, 3/25/68; general file was not used. -1".

     

AG 1

HOME ECONOMICS

 
 

(opened 1/23/74)

Box 5

 

Material on the homemaker program for sub-poverty families; and reactions to the proposed closing of the Clothing and Housing Research Division of the Agricultural Researcher Services. -1".

     

AG 2

HORTICULTURE

 
 

(opened 1/23/74)

Box 5

 

Executive file contains three cross references only; general file includes material on horticultural plant breeding research. -1".

     

AG 3

MARKETING

 
 

(opened 6/73)

Box 6

 

Material on Federal Milk Marketing Orders; National Commission on Food Marketing; marketing of Commodity Credit Corporation wheat; farm commodity prices; farm legislation; and agricultural products quotas and marketing. 3".

     

AG 3-1

PROTECTION PROGRAMS

 
 

(opened 1/23/74)

Box 6

 

Material on Federal protection programs designed to protect consumers, producers, and handlers of agricultural commodities from financial loss or personal injury resulting from careless, deceptive or fraudulent marketing practices, such as: dairy price supports; Consumer Advisory Council and consumer protection legislation and programs; regulation of securities market; USDA marketing of CCC wheat; USDA protection of food marketing; reactions to beef grading proposal; safe use of pesticides program; farm support programs; cotton equalization payments; and other government assisted programs. 2".

     

AG 4

PRICE SUPPORT

 
 

(opened 6/73)

Box 6

 

Contains material on price supports of various agricultural commodities, such as dairy, wheat grain, vegetables, peanuts, soybeans, beef, etc.; strategic grain reserves program; support of Agricultural Conservation Program; Cropland Adjustment Program and other farm subsidy programs. 4".

     

AG 4-1

SOIL BANK

 
 

(opened 6/73)

Box 6

 

Material on acreage allotments for various agricultural commodities; the President's participation in Federal agricultural programs; regulations of skip-row planting of cotton; strategic grain reserves; support program for acreage diversion for conservation use; pesticide monitoring program of the Federal Committee on Pesticide Control; and Food and Agricultural Act of 1965. 3 1/2".

     

AG 5

RESEARCH PROGRAMS

 
 

(opened 1/23/74)

Boxes 7-8

 

Material on the utilization, research, and proposals for research for development of crops; animal husbandry; animal diseases and parasites, such as screwworm and scrapie; entomology; Federal meat inspection; Wholesome Meat Act of 1967; animal inspection and quarantine; humane slaughter of animals and laboratory treatment of animals; plant quarantine and diseases; and cattle from the LBJ Ranch. 4 1/2".

     

AG 5-1

PEST CONTROL

 
 

(opened 1/23/74)

Box 8

 

Material on animal and plant diseases and parasite eradication programs, such as screwworm, scrapie, grass-hoppers, brucellosis, cotton insects, dutch elm disease, rabies, mosquitoes, etc.; control of animal pests, such as birds and rats; U. S. and Mexico screwworm eradication program; Rat Extermination legislation; Federal coordination of safe use of pesticides; and plant quarantine. 2".

     

AG 6

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

 
 

(opened 1/23/74)

Boxes 8-9

 

Material concerning rural-urban balance; efforts to revitalize rural poverty areas; rural development projects; Orville Freeman's rural development poverty tours in certain states; Rural Community Development Service's Project Outreach; President's participation in NRECA's Youth Conferences in Washington, D. C.; Resource Conservation and Development Projects; general public's suggestions for economic improvements of agricultural opportunities and for agricultural programs; National Advisory Committee on Rural Area Development; and rural vote in the 1964 Presidential election, 6 1/4".

     

AG 7

SURPLUS PRODUCTS

 
 

(opened 6/73)

Box 10

 

Material related to food surplus products and distribution programs of these products, including Food Stamp Program, Food for Peace program, Volunteer Border Relief, foreign food aid, and grain surplus storage programs. 2 1/2".

     

AG 7-1

BARTER PROGRAM

 
 

(opened 1/23/74)

Box 10

 

Material on various USDA barter contracts and barter conversions,, including "Operation Wetwash", Congo barter project, and Republic of South African uranium barter project; Section 303 (PL 480) re bartering; and general public's reactions to and opinions re barter programs. 1".

     

AG 7-2

SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM

 
 

(opened 1/23/74)

Boxes 10-11

 

Contains material on the foreign and domestic School Lunch Programs (SLP), including information on expenditures for and financing of; Child Nutrition Act- School Breakfast Program; implementation of SLP; public's support of continuation of special milk program and SLP; distribution of SLP funds; and progress reports on USDA's children's food programs. 5 3/4".

AGRICULTURE (AG)

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Number

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 Ex AG

 11/22/63-8/23/66

2

 

 Ex AG

 8/24/66-1/20/69

3

 

 Gen AG

 10/1/64-7/25/65

4

 

 Gen AG

 7/26/65-1/20/69

 

 

 

 

 Ex AG/MC Farm Leaders Meeting and Reception, 2/20/67

 

 

 Gen AG/MC

 

 

 

 

5

 

 Ex AG 1

 

 

 Gen AG 1

 

 

 

 

 

 Ex AG 2

 

 

 Gen AG 2

 

 

 

 

6

 

 Ex AG 3

 

 

 Gen AG 3

 

 

 

 

 

 Ex AG 3-1

 

 

 Gen AG 3-1

 

 

 

 

 

 Ex AG 4

 

 

 Gen AG 4

 

 

 

 

 

 Ex AG 4-1

 

 

 Gen AG 4-1

 

 

 

 

7

 

 Ex AG 5

 

 

 Gen AG 5

 11/22/63-10/13/65

8

 

 Gen AG 5

 10/14/65-1/20/69

 

 

 

 

 Ex AG 5-1

 

 

 Gen AG 5-1

 

 

 

 

 

 Ex AG 6

 11/22/63-9/30/66

9

 

 Ex AG 6

 10/1/66-1/20/69

 

 Gen AG 6

 

 

 

 

10

 

 Ex AG 7

 

 

 Gen AG 7

 

 

 

 

 

 Ex AG 7-1

 

 

 Gen AG 7-1

 

 

 

 

 

 Ex AG 7-2

 

 

 Gen AG 7-2

 11/23/63-4/5/66

11

 

 Gen AG 7-2

 4/6/65-1/20/69