High-value agricultural exports and the contribution to the rural economy hearing before the Subcommittee on Foreign Agriculture and Hunger of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, April 28, 1994. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Foreign Agriculture and Hunger.

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Other titlesHigh value agricultural exports and the contribution to the rural economy.
LC ClassificationsKF27 .A33277 1994d
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Paginationiii, 96 p. :
Number of Pages96
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ISBN 10016044828X
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