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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Agricultural conservation -- United States

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StatementU.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Adjustment Administration
SeriesGeneral information series, General information series (United States. Agricultural Adjustment Administration)
ContributionsUnited States. Agricultural Adjustment Administration
The Physical Object
Pagination[8] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15488781M

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