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The United States Department of Agriculture: Its Growth, Structure and Functions.

The United States Department of Agriculture: Its Growth, Structure and Functions. This publication is intended to answer many questions regarding the Department of Agriculture. The department is one of ten major executive departments of the federal government supervised and controlled by the Secretary of Agriculture, assisted by an assistant secretary, by directors of scientific work, regulatory work, extension work, personnel and business administration, and of information, and by the department solicitor. The department units are the Bureaus of Agriculture, Economics, Animal Industry, Biological Survey, Chemistry and Soils, Dairy Industry, Entomology, Home Economics, Plant Industry, Public Roads, and Forest Service, the Grain Future Administration, Plant Quarantine and Control Administration, and the Weather Bureau. The department is a service institution for the entire nation with duties affecting all agricultural interests and many nonagricultural interests. Its activities are divided into six general classes: (1) research, (2) extension and information, (3) eradication and control of plant and animal diseases and pests, (4) service activities, such http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

The United States Department of Agriculture: Its Growth, Structure and Functions.

JAMA , Volume 96 (1) – Jan 3, 1931

The United States Department of Agriculture: Its Growth, Structure and Functions.

Abstract


This publication is intended to answer many questions regarding the Department of Agriculture. The department is one of ten major executive departments of the federal government supervised and controlled by the Secretary of Agriculture, assisted by an assistant secretary, by directors of scientific work, regulatory work, extension work, personnel and business administration, and of information, and by the department solicitor. The department units are the Bureaus of Agriculture,...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1931 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1931.02720270066037
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Abstract

This publication is intended to answer many questions regarding the Department of Agriculture. The department is one of ten major executive departments of the federal government supervised and controlled by the Secretary of Agriculture, assisted by an assistant secretary, by directors of scientific work, regulatory work, extension work, personnel and business administration, and of information, and by the department solicitor. The department units are the Bureaus of Agriculture, Economics, Animal Industry, Biological Survey, Chemistry and Soils, Dairy Industry, Entomology, Home Economics, Plant Industry, Public Roads, and Forest Service, the Grain Future Administration, Plant Quarantine and Control Administration, and the Weather Bureau. The department is a service institution for the entire nation with duties affecting all agricultural interests and many nonagricultural interests. Its activities are divided into six general classes: (1) research, (2) extension and information, (3) eradication and control of plant and animal diseases and pests, (4) service activities, such

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 3, 1931

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