Food-production Act, 1919: Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Sixty-fifth Congress, Second Session, on Estimates of Appropriations Required to Carry Out, During the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1919, the Purposes of the Act Approved August 10, 1917, Entitled "An Act to Provide Further for the National Security and Defense by Stimulating Agriculture and Facilitating the Distribution of Agricultural Products" (40 Stat., P. 273).

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Página 79 - The prevention, control, and eradication of insects and plant diseases injurious to agriculture, and the conservation and utilization of plant products, $441,000.
Página 139 - Agriculture, not exceeding thirty days from the date of the receipt of the request, willfully fail or refuse to answer such questions or to produce such books, letters, papers, or documents, or who shall willfully give any answer that is false or misleading, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or by imprisonment not exceeding one year, or both.
Página 16 - Report published by the Bureau of Crop Estimates of the United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC, gives this information.
Página 54 - The methods of control are being worked out by the forest pathologists of the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture. THE...
Página 164 - ... at such important central markets as the Secretary of Agriculture 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...
Página 164 - ... for enabling the Secretary of Agriculture to investigate and certify to shippers the condition as to soundness of fruits, vegetables, and other food products when received at such important central markets as the Secretary of Agriculture may from time to time designate...
Página 139 - ... instructions, to answer correctly to the best of his knowledge, under oath or otherwise, all questions touching his knowledge of the number of bales, the classification, the price or bona fide price offered, and other terms of purchase or sale, of any cotton involved in any transaction participated in by him, or to produce all books, letters, papers, or documents in his possession or under his control relating to such matter.
Página 139 - Withholding information. Any person engaged in the business of dealing in cotton who shall, within a reasonable time prescribed by the Secretary of Agriculture or any agent acting under his instructions, willfully...
Página 44 - An act making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1918, and prior fiscal years, on account of war expenses, and for other purposes,

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