1981 Farm Legislation: Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, Second Session, August 28, 29, and 30, 1980, St. Paul, Minn

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Página 196 - The high contracting parties agree that the navigation of all navigable boundary waters shall forever continue free and open for the purposes of -commerce to the inhabitants and to the ships, vessels, and boats of both countries equally, subject, however, to any laws and regulations of either country, within its own territory, not inconsistent with such privilege of free navigation and applying equally and without discrimination to the inhabitants, ships, vessels and boats of both countries.
Página 73 - If you have any questions, I would be happy to answer them. Senator EAOLETON.
Página 196 - The navigation of the River St. Lawrence, ascending and descending, from the forty-fifth parallel of north latitude, where it ceases to form the boundary between the two countries, from, to, and into the sea, shall forever remain free and open for the purpose of commerce to the citizens of the United States...
Página 145 - Some men see things as they are and say why; I dream things that never were and say why not." Let me end on a quote from TS Eliot, who once wrote, "We shall never cease our exploration, and at the end of our exploring we will get back to where we started and know it for the first time." And now I'll be happy to tackle any questions you have.
Página 170 - ... at the earliest practicable date, taking into consideration the views and recommendations of the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency as to those areas which, in the Administrator's judgment, are most urgently in need of such facilities and pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act...
Página 202 - ... your study and record. The hog enterprise is an important source of income for a great many US farmers in addition to being an excellent source of nutrients to the nation's and the world's consumers. In 1979. hogs provided over 8% of the cash receipts from farming in the US From one vantage point, the pork industry provides an excellent example of the free enterprise system at work. The pork producer does not receive subsidies, price supports or other government contributions directly. He is...
Página 158 - Our policies are developed through an extensive policy development program which involves study, discussion, and action by the members, and their elected representatives, at thousands of meetings each year. Every member has the opportunity to participate, and all are encouraged to do so. We do not claim this process to be perfect. We are constantly seeking to improve it ; however, we are proud that our policies reflect the active participation of hundreds of thousands of members.
Página 7 - In support of this recommendation, we acknowledge that any set of political leaders cannot probably refrain from imposing embargoes under some circumstances, any more than they can resist the temptation to continue the expansion of agricultural exports in an effort to protect the dollar and our international trade balance. We believe farmers understand these pressures and influences. We also believe that they have been called upon to bear a disproportionate share of the burden in recent years. They...
Página 30 - ... food in bulk. I wonder whether or not we are really solving any of our basic problems this way, or are we, instead, barely keeping alive large segments of our population. We should focus our efforts on creating a healthy and productive people. This would be a social investment in America's future. The cost of such a program would be more than offset by the increased productivity on the part of those individuals enjoying, some for the first time, the benefits of a well-balanced diet. Dr. SCHAEFER....
Página 7 - It is sufficient to say that the modern day programs offered to the grain, rice, and cotton producers by a Congress no longer dominated by farm legislators, have now reached the point where they are probably a detriment to the welfare of family farming. While our farm spokesmen and the Secretary of Agriculture may sincerely undertake to design legislation that will protect farmers from ruinous prices in times of overproduction, they have...

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