12 U.S. Code § 1141c - Special powers of administration

§ 1141c.
Special powers of administration
The administration is authorized and directed—
to promote education in the principles and practices of cooperative marketing of agricultural commodities and food products thereof.
to encourage the organization, improvement in methods, and development of effective cooperative associations.
to keep advised from any available sources and make reports as to crop prices, experiences, prospects, supply, and demand, at home and abroad.
(June 15, 1929, ch. 24, § 5, 46 Stat. 13; Ex. Ord. No. 6084, Mar. 27, 1933; June 16, 1933, ch. 98, title V, § 50(a), 48 Stat. 265.)

Section was formerly classified to section 525 of Title 7, Agriculture.


1933—Act June 16, 1933, repealed pars. (4) and (5) relating to powers of the Farm Board to investigate overproduction and to miscellaneous investigations by the Farm Board.

Change of Name

“Administration” substituted in text for “board” pursuant to Ex. Ord. No. 6084, set out preceding section 2241 of this title.

Transfer of Functions

Establishment of Farm Credit Administration as an independent agency, composition of Farm Credit Administration, appointment of Governor of Farm Credit Administration, and duties thereof, including duty to perform functions, etc., of Farm Credit Administration, see section 2241 et seq. of this title.

Exceptions From Transfer of Functions

Functions of Farm Credit Administration or any agency, officer, or entity of, under, or subject to supervision of said Administration excepted from functions of officers, agencies, and employees transferred to Secretary of Agriculture by Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1953, § 1, eff. June 4, 1953, 18 F.R. 3219, 67 Stat. 633, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.


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