Markets Documents Volume 1-17

Markets Documents Volume 1-17

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...together to handle their business problems, but if conditions warrant it a substantial organization should be perfected as soon as possible, for work during another season-Plans for an organization of this kind can be secured from the Bureau of Markets, United States Department of Agriculture. The numerous organizations and groups of people interested in the problem are striving in almost as many different ways to prevent the waste of the excess crops that many gardens bid fair to yield. It would be worth while for many municipalities to endeavor to coordinate the activities of these different groups in order to prevent unnecessary duplication of effort. If thecity provides a committee to help with the disposition of garden products, it will greatly facilitate matters to have on that committee representatives of the organizations that already may be working on the problem. WASHINGTON I GOvERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE I 1911 POTATO GRADES RECOMMENDED BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND THE UNITED STATES FOOD ADMINISTRATION. The present prospect for a record-breaking crop of potatoes this season, the general situation with regard to food supplies, the overtaxed condition of the transportation facilities of the country, and the recent ruling of the Federal Reserve Board' that member banks are authorized to make loans against warehouse receipts for potatoes, properly graded, packed, stored, and insured, emphasize the importance of adopting uniform grades for this product. For several years the Bureau of Markets of the United States Department of Agriculture has been investigating and demonstrat ' In Federal Reserve Bulletin, Vol. 3, No. 8 (Aug. 1, 1917), pages 614-615, is contained the following statement regarding...
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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236793617
  • 9781236793614