Agricultural programs (71 - 75 of 75 items)
Weak Management in Animal Disease Control Program Results in Large Economic Losses
CED-81-96: Published: Jun 24, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 1981.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is responsible for conducting regulatory and control programs to protect and improve the Nation's animal and plant resources. The Service has two basic units: Veterinary Services, and Plant Protection and Quarantine. GAO reviewed the Veterinary Service's Brucellosis Eradication Program to determine whether improve...
Promoting Agricultural Exports to Latin America
ID-81-05: Published: Dec 11, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 11, 1980.
The Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) uses relatively little of its resources to promote agricultural exports to Latin America. Additional promotion efforts could assist in tapping the potential of the market.GAO found that FAS has promoted exports to Latin America primarily through: (1) market development activities carried out by service organizations; (2) periodic F...
Agriculture's Set-Aside Programs Should Be Improved
CED-80-9: Published: Jan 11, 1980. Publicly Released: Jan 11, 1980.
The Department of Agriculture's wheat and feed grain set-aside programs are intended to reduce expected surpluses of particular crops. In return for taking acreage out of production, producers are eligible for commodity loans and purchases as well as deficiency, disaster, and diversion payments. A review of producer compliance with the programs' requirements identified certain areas in which the e...
Preliminary Report on the Special Supplemental Food Program
B-176994: Published: Sep 28, 1973. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1973.
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