Increase target prices of 1979 crops hearing before the Subcommittee on Livestock and Grains of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session, on H.R. 3398, April 3, 1979. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Livestock and Grains.

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SeriesSerial - House, Committee on Agriculture ; no. 96-E
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