Nutrition (41 - 47 of 47 items)
106215: Jun 21, 1978
Coffee is produced in 53 countries and territories and is vital to the economies of many underdeveloped countries. In 1976, the export value of coffee was more than $8 billion, second only to petroleum in international commodity trade. For the 1976-77 crop year, Uganda was the seventh largest coffee-producing country, producing 2.7 million bags weighing 60 kilo each. In 1976, Uganda exported 2.6 m...
Audit of Commodity Credit Corporation for Fiscal Year 1977
CED-78-91: Published: Apr 14, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 14, 1978.
An examination of the financial statements of the Commodity Credit Corporation of the Department of Agriculture was directed primarily at their reliability and usefulness. Except as noted, the examination was made in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards and included tests of the accounting records and other auditing procedures that were considered practicable and reasonable. Becau...
The Department of Agriculture Should Be Authorized To Charge for Cotton Classing and Tobacco Grading Services
CED-77-105: Published: Aug 2, 1977. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1977.
The provision of free cotton classing and tobacco grading to producers is inconsistent with the government's policy of charging fees for special services and the practice of charging for grading other commodities.Most agricultural commodities, other than cotton and tobacco, are graded by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) on a reimbursable basis. In fiscal year 1976, USDA spent $66.2 million gra...
Federal Deficiency Payments Should Not Be Made for Crops Not Grown
CED-77-77: Published: May 24, 1977. Publicly Released: May 24, 1977.
The Commodity Credit Corporation is making an estimated $135 million in deficiency payments to rice farmers for the 1976 rice crop. These payments are based on the extent that the national average market price received by rice farmers was below a target price established by law.About $5 million of the deficiency payments will be paid to farmers who had rice acreage allotments, but did not plant ri...
Food and Agriculture Issues for Planning
CED-77-61: Published: Apr 22, 1977. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1977.
Food and agricultural issues facing the Congress and the Nation are identified, and each of these issues are tied into a series of "food system goals" which could represent a principal element of a national food policy. Important issues related to the goal of assuring safe, nutritious food for all segments of the population are: evaluating the effectiveness of Federal efforts to establish and prom...
Preliminary Report on the Special Supplemental Food Program
B-176994: Published: Sep 28, 1973. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1973.
No summary is currently available...