7 U.S. Code § 7627 - Coordinated program of research, extension, and education to improve viability of small and medium size dairy, livestock, and poultry operations
The Secretary of Agriculture may carry out a coordinated program of research, extension, and education to improve the competitiveness, viability, and sustainability of small and medium size dairy, livestock, and poultry operations (referred to in this section as “operations”).
The Secretary may use the funds, facilities, and technical expertise of the Agricultural Research Service and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture and other funds available to the Secretary (other than funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation) to carry out this section.
2008—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 110–246, § 7511(c)(31), substituted “National Institute of Food and Agriculture” for “Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service”.
2002—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 107–171 inserted “(including improved use of energy inputs)” after “poultry systems that increase efficiencies”.
Amendment of this section and repeal of Pub. L. 110–234 by Pub. L. 110–246 effective May 22, 2008, the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–234, except as otherwise provided, see section 4 of Pub. L. 110–246, set out as an Effective Date note under section 8701 of this title.