Program of National Farm Organizations, Hearings Before ..., 72-1, January 12, 1932, Partes6-7

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Página 4 - ... so that they will not depress the domestic price. The marketing act should be amended immediately by the inclusion of the debenture -plan, equalization fee, or any other method which will make it effective in controlling surpluses, in making tariffs effective on farm crops, and in securing for American farmers cost of production on those portions of their crops sold for consumption in our own Nation ; nothing less is a remedy for the agricultural marketing problem.
Página 17 - American experience, must be further extended and strengthened. More attention to building from the bottom up and to farmer control are essential to this development. (3) The agricultural marketing act should be amended at the coming session of Congress so as to provide for three important features: (a) There should be substituted for the stabilization operations the plan of the export debenture and/or such other methods of bringing our exportable crops and livestock products under the protective...
Página 18 - Off record. (Off-record discussion.) Mr. RODGERS. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. We appreciate the courtesy and consideration of the committee, and we realize that we are not the only area in the United States to be considered, and that you have got to utilize the money available...
Página 4 - We insist that the agricultural marketing act shall be continued in force as a principal method of stimulating cooperative marketing and advancing the cause of disposing of surpluses, so that they will not depress the domestic price. The marketing act should be amended immediately by the inclusion of the debenture plan, equalization fee, or any other method which will make it effective in controlling surpluses, in making tariffs effective on farm crops, and in securing...
Página 29 - If you have any questions I will be glad to answer them. The CHAIRMAN. I would like to say, Dr.
Página 17 - ... important features: (a) There should be substituted for the stabilization operations the plan of the export debenture and/or such other methods of bringing our exportable crops and livestock products under the protective system as can be developed on a sound legal and economic basis; (6) provision should be made for advisory service on broader economic lines to supplement and strengthen the commodity advisory committee service and give the board the benefit of the views of outside economists;...
Página 11 - ... other equally effective method whereby the cost of controlling crop surpluses would be borne by each unit of the commodity benefited. The American Farm Bureau Federation hereby expresses it willingness to support additional amendments that would give further power and authority to the Farm Board for the more complete carrying out of the policies of the act. We pledge our continued support to the Federal Farm Board in all efforts put forth to administer the marketing act in such manner as will...
Página 3 - I will read a portion of it, and then, with the permission of the committee, I would like to have the whole...
Página 11 - ... repeatedly; stated, and still believes, to accomplish this purpose the equalization fee must be included in the act. We therefore insist that the present Congress amend the agricultural marketing act by including the equalization fee or some other equally effective method whereby the cost of controlling crop surpluses would be borne by each unit of the commodity benefited. The American Farm Bureau Federation hereby expresses its willingness to support additional amendments that would give further...
Página 17 - ... policies otherwise improved to meet the need for a sound cooperative loan service. In many cases small associations constitute as sound a basis for Farm Board loans as larger associations. 4. The Federal Farm Board, handicapped by a measure inadequate to meet the needs of a difficult situation, has nevertheless contributed greatly toward developing and strengthening the cooperative movement, and so long as continuing to serve these ends with fidelity and efficiency deserves the support of American...

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