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13 Document(s) [ Subject: Cotton production ]

Committee: Senate Natural Resources
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 71st Legislature / Senate Committee on Natural Resources.
Subjects: Aquaculture | Artificial reefs | Beaches | Coastal erosion | Coastal protection | Colonias | Cotton production | Drinking water | Environmental protection | Exotic species | Fish | Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. | Fishing | Insects | Land conservation | Natural resources conservation | Offshore structures | Property rights | Rivers | Sewer service | Solid waste disposal | Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Program | Texas Open Beaches Act | Water conservation | Water rights | Water supplies |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 n219
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [158 pages  File size: 5,126 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Initiate an interim study of a statewide artificial reef plan and further study various uses of abandoned oil and gas rigs. Give careful consideration to reef design, preparation, and component grouping and spacing, siting, and fisheries resource management and analyze and compare biological effectiveness, cost factors, and long-term benefits for various design options and preparation techniques.
2. Review proposals for a protection system for Texas rivers, similar to the federal Wild and Scenic rivers program. *
3. Study current efforts to control the boll weevil in Texas, including integrated pest management (IPM) programs. *
4. Review the problems associated with colonias; make recommendations for legislative action to halt the growth of illegal subdivisions and to provide water and sewer service to existing developments. *
5. Study the issues associated with aquaculture and fish farming. *
6. Study coastal erosion; consider the advantages, disadvantages and economic impacts of beach erosion control methodologies. *
7. Review the definitions of wetlands used by state and federal government agencies. Study the potential impact on wetlands management of the definition used in the Fish and Wildlife Service's National Wetlands Inventory project. *
Committee: Senate Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture
Title: Interim Report - Natural fiber industry
Library Catalog Title: Texas natural fiber industry : interim report to the 71st Legislature.
Subjects: Agriculture | Boll weevils | Cotton production | Rural economic development | Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Program | Textile industry |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 n219fi
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [33 pages  File size: 1,471 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct a study of the means to improve the economic environment of Texas's natural fiber industry.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture
Title: SR 648, 70th Leg.
Library Call Number: SR 648
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [2 pages  File size: 397 kb]
Committee: House Agriculture and Livestock
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 70th Texas Legislature / Texas House of Representatives, Committee on Agriculture and Livestock.
Subjects: Agricultural loans | Agriculture, Texas Department of | Animal Health Commission, Texas | Brush control | Cooperative Extension, Texas | Cotton production | Liens | Soil and Water Conservation Board, Texas | Structural Pest Control Board, Texas | Texas A&M AgriLife Research | Water conservation | Water planning | Water supplies |
Library Call Number: L1836.69 ag83
Session: 69th R.S. (1985)
Online version: View report [52 pages  File size: 2,281 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the effects on agriculture of the water plan enacted in HB 2, 69th Legislature, Regular Session.
2. Study the efficacy of current commodity buyer registration requirements.
3. Study federal and private sources of financing and interagency contracting practices of the State's agricultural agencies.
4. Study the State's role in the provision of credit for agricultural enterprises.
5. Study the effects of HB 1741, 69th Legislature, Regular Session, relating to agricultural liens.
6. Study the implementation of the Texas Brush Control Program.
7. Monitor all activities and to have budget oversight responsibilities for the following agencies: State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; Structural Pest Control Board; Texas Rodent and Predatory Animal Control Service; Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory; Natural Fibers and Food Protein Commission; State Soil and Water Conservation Board; Texas Animal Health Commission; Texas Agricultural Extension Service; Texas Agricultural Experiment Station; Texas Department of Agriculture. *
Committee: House Agriculture and Livestock
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and the members of the Texas House of Representatives, 68th Legislature : report of the Committee on Agriculture and Livestock, Texas House of Representatives, 67th Legislature.
Subjects: Agriculture | Biofuels | Cooperative Extension, Texas | Cotton production | Exports | Rural economic development | Statutory revision |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 ag83
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [32 pages  File size: 851 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the feasibility of establishing foreign market trade missions and offices in other countries for the purpose of marketing Texas agricultural products and promoting agricultural exports. *
2. Examine operations under the new Agricultural Code to ascertain if substantive changes were indeed incorporated into the non-substantive items rewritten in the Code. Work with the Texas Legislative Council in identifying areas which may need substantive changes.
3. Study the Texas Agricultural Extension Service. Determine the number of people served, services provided, etc.
4. Review the manner in which alcohol manufacturing processes are permitted and regulated by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and other agencies with similar responsibilities. Stay abreast of new technology in field of alcohol fuel production.
5. Study the commercial potential of guayule, the desert shrub which was the nation's major source of rubber during World War II.
6. Study cotton warehousing in Texas with specific attention to alleged delays in service by the industry, the status of domestic and foreign markets, and the adequacy of current law as it deals with cotton warehousing.
Committee: House Agriculture and Livestock
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim study report of the Agriculture and Livestock Committee, Texas House of Representatives, 66th Legislature.
Subjects: Agricultural labor | Agriculture | Agriculture, U.S. Department of | Alternative energy | Animal Health Commission, Texas | Aquaculture | Biofuels | Brucellosis | Cotton production | Forestry | Grain elevators and warehouses | Livestock | Migrant labor | Railroads | Undocumented immigrants |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 ag83
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [90 pages  File size: 3,324 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study grain marketing practices, to determine if Texas producers can improve their positions in the marketplace.
2. Study the procedures used in forward contracting and the commodities futures market to determine the need for bonding provisions.
3. Review all import and export laws relating to livestock and agricultural produce and determine the need, if any, for closer scrutiny of the importation of certain commodities.
4. Study cotton warehousing in Texas with specific attention to alleged delays in service by the industry, the status of domestic and foreign markets, and the adequacy of current laws as it deals with cotton warehousing.
5. Study the current status of laws relating to agricultural labor relations, including the issue of illegal alien labor, and recommend needed changes.
6. Determine if state efforts are needed to preserve forest land, to promote conservation of both soil and forest crops, and to improve timber production.
7. Review all available information concerning nonresident alien ownership of agricultural land with consideration to establishing a register of alien property owners in Texas. A determination of the effects of alien ownership on the local and state economy should also be made.
8. Investigate the discontinuation of service by the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific rail lines in the Texas Panhandle; to study the economic impact of the loss of rail transportation on industry of the area and the state; and to determine if any actions can be taken to insure the continued transportation of agricultural commodities to market by rail.
9. Continue the cataloging of information on mariculture and determine the economic impact of mariculture on the state.
10. Study all available energy resources usable for agricultural production, particularly the development of gasohol, wind, solar, and biomass conversion. Monitor and disseminate information on gasohol plants in operation today, and study alternatives to market by-products of gasohol plants.
11. Monitor the activities and assist the Animal Health Commission and the United States Department of Agriculture in matters pertaining to the Texas Brucellosis Program. Review all laws pertaining to livestock and enforced by the Animal Health Commission; codify these laws to delete unnecessary provisions.
Committee: Senate Feed Shortage, Investigation, Special
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: [Report]
Subjects: Cotton production | Ranches and ranching |
Library Call Number: L1836.48 P946 / S.J. of Tex., 48th Leg., R.S. 296 (1943)
Session: 48th R.S. (1943)
Online version: View report [8 pages  File size: 410 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate the protein feed shortage in the State of Texas. *
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Feed Shortage, Investigation, Special
Title: Proceedings of Committee to Investigate Shortage of Feeds, Transcript, February 15, 18, 19, and 24, and March 3, 1943; Supplement to Senate Journal, 48th Leg., February 22, 1943 and March 4, 1943
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 IN86 48 TF
Session: 48th R.S. (1943)
Online version: View document [88 pages  File size: 139,213 kb]
Committee: Senate Feed Shortage, Investigation, Special
Title: Miscellaneous correspondence and invoices, August 1943-January 1944
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 IN86 48TFC 1943
Session: 48th R.S. (1943)
Online version: View document [10 pages  File size: 7,045 kb]
Committee: Senate Feed Shortage, Investigation, Special
Title: Miscellaneous correspondence, September 30, 1943
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 IN86 48 TFC
Session: 48th R.S. (1943)
Online version: View document [5 pages  File size: 3,363 kb]
Committee: House Cotton Pricing
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Special Committee.
Subjects: Cotton production |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 36th Leg., R.S. 472 (1919)
Session: 36th R.S. (1919)
Online version: View report [3 pages  File size: 115 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Attend the Cotton Conference in Dallas. *
2. Assist in the planning of ways to keep the price of cotton from going any lower along with ways to reduce planted acreage. *
Committee: Joint Exterminating Pink Boll Worm, Investigate
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report on pink boll worm investigation.
Subjects: Cotton production | Exotic species | Insects |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 36th Leg., 3rd C.S., 170 (1920)
Session: 36th R.S. (1919)
Online version: View report [42 pages  File size: 2,675 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Providing for an inquiry into the pink boll worm infestation in Texas and the need and extent of protective measures against this cotton pest.
Committee: Joint Exterminating Pink Boll Worm, Investigate
Title: Supplement
Library Catalog Title: Report on pink boll worm investigation.
Subjects: Cotton production | Exotic species | Insects |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex. suppl., 36th Leg., 3rd C.S., 1 (1920)
Session: 36th R.S. (1919)
Online version: View report [270 pages  File size: 18,470 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Providing for an inquiry into the pink boll worm infestation in Texas and the need and extent of protective measures against this cotton pest.

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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