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Government Documents on Agriculture: Independent/Congress

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Independent agency and congressional sources of agricultural information include:

  • Congress is responsible for approving new legislation, revising existing legislation, funding agricultural programs, and conducting oversight of governmental agricultural program performance. Congressional committees and support agencies produce large amounts of material on historic and contemporary government agricultural policy.   Independent agencies have policymaking responsibilities and produce substantive information on U.S. agricultural policy. Examples include:

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