Energy requirements for food and fiber
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Energy requirements for food and fiber hearings before the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, first session, March 17 and 18, 1975. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Department Operations, Investigations and Oversight.

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  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • Agriculture -- Energy consumption -- United States.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .A33275 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 132 p. ;
Number of Pages132
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Open LibraryOL4853350M
LC Control Number75602483

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