Diet time at the agriculture department

June 1992
U.S. News & World Report;6/22/92, Vol. 112 Issue 24, p25
Reports that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) boasts a budget bigger than those of all but 17 countries. New Census Bureau report finding that less than two percent of America's people are still living on farms; Why Democrats and Republicans alike are calling for the USDA to go on a diet; The main target; Agriculture Secretary Edward Madigan told Congress in April he would close every underused, inefficient office; More.


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