Impacts of domestic and foreign food programs on the U.S. agricultural economy.
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Impacts of domestic and foreign food programs on the U.S. agricultural economy. by United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • Food supply -- United States.,
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ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.
LC ClassificationsHD9006 .U557 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 18 p.
Number of Pages18
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Open LibraryOL5024596M
LC Control Number73602996

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