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Review of disaster conditions affecting agriculture hearing before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, September 12, 1990. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

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Written in English



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  • Crop losses -- United States.,
  • Droughts -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • Drought relief -- United States.,
  • Disaster relief -- United States.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF27 .A3 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 347 p. :
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1666213M
LC Control Number91600734

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