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    Food and Agriculture Policy Summit

    Former secretaries of agriculture discussed the challenges and opportunities facing agriculture and potential changes in agriculture policy in the Obama administration. Former Secretary Bergland…

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    Agriculture Department Reorganization

    Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy discussed yesterday’s news conference in which he announced the closing of more than 1,000 Department of Agriculture field offices. Some 11,000 positions…

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    Agriculture Department Reorganization

    Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy announced the closing of over 1000 field offices across the country as part of the administration’s government reform process. The downsizing is intended to…

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    Agriculture Issues

    Secretary Espy spoke about the 1995 farm bill and other agriculture issues. Earlier this fall, Secretary Espy announced his resignation and plans to leave his position at the end of…

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    Agriculture Department News Conference

    Secretary Mike Espy announced his resignation effective December 31. The former Mississippi congressman has been under investigation for allegedly accepting illegal gifts. A court appointed…

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    Agricultural Concerns

    Secretary Espy spoke before a gathering of the Midwest Governors Association. He outlined the administation’s views on the 1995 farm bill, the reorganization of his agency, and trade talks.

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    Agriculture Budget Appropriations

    The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development Food and Drug Administration, and Related agencies began their deliberations on appropriations requests for FY 1995.…

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    Agriculture Outlook Conference

    The Department of Agriculture held its 70th annual Agriculture Outlook Conference. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy delivered the keynote address concerning floods and droughts on annual…

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    National Performance Review

    Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Espy, spoke to Agriculture Department employees and discussed the Agriculture Department’s participation in the National Performance Review government reform…

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    Farm Income Policy Forum Part 2

    A panel of farm analysts and supporters spoke during the afternoon session of the Farm Income Policy forum sponsored by the Department of Agriculture. In their remarks, the panel noted the…

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    Farm Income Policy Forum Part 1

    The Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Espy, met with members of Congress and academicians to participate in the Farm Income Policy forum sponsored by the Department of Agriculture. The…

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    Department of Agriculture Town Meeting

    Vice President Al Gore and Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy spoke in a “town meeting” with Department of Agriculture employees. The administration officials responded to questions on the…

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    Department of Agriculture Agenda

    Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy spoke to reporters in his first news conference as secretary on his agenda for streamlining the policy process and reducing the expenses of the Department…

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    U.S. Agriculture Policy

    The House Agriculture Committee heard testimony on the economic outlook for the agriculture industry, and how the agricultural policies from the Bush Administration affected rural America.…

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    Secretary of Agriculture Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Agriculture Committee held a confirmation hearing for Rep. Mike Espy to be Secretary of Agriculture. Rep. Espy talked about his agenda for the department, emphasizing the…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to recommit the conference report on S. 2104, amending the Civil Rights Act of 1964, to the committee of conferees to include language that makes it clear that businessmen…

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    House Session

    The House made technical changes and corrected enrollment errors in the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1990, and made…

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    1990 Farm Bill

    The committee continued hearings to review issues relating to the formulation of the 1990 farm bill. Specifically, members heard from Secretary of Agriculture Clayton K. Yeutter and Deputy…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2883, appropriating 44 billion dollars for the 1990 Farm bill. Other programs supported by the bill include funding for rural housing and WIC, a supplemental feeding…

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