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79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 445-JUNE 22, 1946 of the Bureau of Dairy Industry in carrying out the provisions of the Act of May 29, 1924 (7 U. S. C. 401-404), including investigations, experiments, and demonstrations in dairy industry, for carrying out the applicable provisions of the Acts of May 9, 1902 (26 U. S . C. 2325, 2326 (c), 2327 (b)), and August 10, 1912 (26 U. S . C . 2327 (c)), relating to process or renovated butter, and the Act of May 23, 1908 (21 U. S . C . 94 (a)), insofar as it relates to the exportation of process or renovated butter, $981,012. BUREAU OF PLANT INDUSTRY, SOILS, AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary for investigations, experiments, and demon- strations in connection with the production and improvement of farm crops and other plants and plant industries; soils and soil-plant relationships, and the application of engineering principles to agricul- ture; plant diseases, including nematodes, and methods for their prevention and control; plant and plant-disease collections and sur- veys; the distribution of weeds and means for their control; methods of handling, processing, transportation, and storage of agricultural products; and plants in foreign countries and our possessions for introduction into the United States, including explorations and sur- veys, and propagation and testing in this country; for the operation and maintenance of airplanes; and for personal services in the city of Washington and elsewhere, as follows: Field crops: For investigations on the production, improvement, and diseases of alfalfa, barley, clover, corn, cotton, flax, grasses, oats, rice, rubber crops, sorghums, soybeans, sugar beets, sugarcane, tobacco, wheat, and other field crops, including not to exceed $26,800 for investigation in the blackroot disease of sugar beets, $2,428,300; and there shall be transferred to the Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, without compensation therefor, real property (located in the vicinity of Salinas, California) and personal property valued at not exceeding a total of $306,000, acquired for and heretofore used in connection with the Emergency Rubber Project; and there shall be included in the next annual Budget a statement in detail of the amount and value of the property so transferred. Fruit, vegetable, and specialty crops: For investigations on the production, improvement, and diseases of fruit, vegetable, nut, orna- mental, drug, condiment, oil, insecticide, and related crops and plants, $2,070,300. Forest diseases: For investigations of diseases of forest and shade trees and forest products, and methods for their control, $371,500. Soils, fertilizers, and irrigation: For investigations of soil manage- ment methods to increase and maintain productivity, including fer- tilization, liming, crop rotations, tillage practices, and other means of improving soils; fertilizers, fertilizer ingredients, and their improve- ment for agricultural use; soil management and crop production on dry and irrigated lands, and the quality of irrigation water and its use by crops; and for the classification of soils in a national system and indication of their extent and distribution on maps, and deter- mination of their potential productivity under adapted cropping and improved soil management; $1,355,000. Agricultural engineering: For investigations involving the applica- tion of engineering principles to agriculture, including farm power and equipment, rural water supply and sanitation, and rural elec- trification; farm buildings and their appurtenances and buildings for 43 Stat. 243 . 7 U. S. C., Supp. V, § 401-404 note. 32 Stat. 196; 37 Stat. 273. Post, pp. 300,302. 35 Stat. 254. Plant and soil in- vestigations. Airplanes. Transfer of real property. 279 60 STAT.]