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PUBLIC LAW 135—AUG. 31, 1951

[65 STAT.

equitable transportation rates before Federal agencies concerned with such rates and for development of foreign markets. BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS


For necessary expenses in carrying out the provisions of the Act establishing the Bureau of Agricultural Economics (7 U.S.C. 411) and related Acts, as follows: Economic investigations: For conducting investigations and for acquiring and diffusing useful information \mong the people of the United States, relative to agricultural production, distribution, land utilization, and conservation in their broadest aspects, including farm management and practice, utilization of farm and food products, purchasing of farm supplies, farm population and rural life, farm labor, farm finance, insurance and taxation, adjustments in production to probable demand for the different farm and food products; land ownership and values, costs, prices and income in their relation to agriculture, including causes for their variations and trends, $2,150,000: Provided., that no part of the funds herein appropriated or made available to the Bureau of Agricultural Economics under the heading "Economic investigations" shall be used for State and county land-use planning, for conducting cultural surveys, or for the maintenance of regional offices. Crop and livestock estimates: For collecting, compiling, abstracting, analyzing, summarizing, interpreting, and publishing data relating to agriculture, including crop and livestock estimates, acreage, yield, grades, staples of cotton, stocks, and value of farm crops and numbers, grades, and value of livestock and livestock products on farms, production, distribution, and consumption of turpentine and

49 Stat. 653. Peanut statistics,

roslu pursuant to the Act of August 15, 1935 (5 U.S.C. 5 5 6 b), and f^p (;he collection and p u b l i c a t i o n of statistics of p e a n u t s as provided by the Act a p p r o v e d June 24, 1936, as amended May 12, 1938 (7 sttt 348*^' ^^^^' " U.S.C. 9 5 1 - 9 5 7), $2,848,304: Provided, That n o part of the funds Cotton and apple h e r e i n a p p r o p r i a t e d shall be available for any expense i n c i d e n t to


ascertaining, collating, or publishing a report stating the intention of farmers as to the acreage to be planted in cotton, or for estimates of apple production for other than the commercial crop. AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION



For necessary expenses of the Office of Administrator, including travel and subsistence expenses of advisory committees authorized 60 Stat. 1091. t,y ^i^ig j i j ^f ti^g p^^^ Qf August 14, 1946 ( 7 U.S.C. 1628-1629), and the maintenance, operation, and furnishing of facilities and services Reimbursement. j^t the Agricultural Research Center, $541,440: Provided, That the appropriation current at the time services are rendered may be reimbursed (by advance credits or reimbursements based on estimated or actual charges) from applicable appropriations, to cover the charges, including handling and other related services, for equipment rentals (including depreciation, maintenance, and repairs); for services, supplies, equipment, and material furnished: Provided further, That of the several appropriations of the Agricultural Research Administration, not to exceed $15,000 shall be available for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act 58 Stat. 742. of 1944 (5 xj. s. C. 574), as amended by section 15 of the Act of August Buildings" and im- ^' ^^^^ (5 U. S. C 55a): Provided further. That the several a p p r o p r i a provements. tions of the Agricultural Research Administration shall be available