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Agricultural Policy Working Group records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0503
Scope and Content This collection (1987-1988) contains papers, reports, an article and news releases. The papers and reports by the Agricultural Policy Working Group address issues concerning farming in 1987 and 1988, such as budget reductions and decoupling (decoupling would separate the amount of farm payments from production quantities). Also included in this collection are two news releases about the projected budget changes and the decoupling proposal, a cover letter outlining the changes that would be...
Dates: 1987-1988

Center for Rural Affairs records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0413
Abstract The Center for Rural Affairs was organized as a non-profit organization in 1973 as a response to the closing of federal anti-poverty programs under the Nixon presidency. While the Center advocated for rural interests in politics, they also established experiments in clean energy, lobbied for changes in rural healthcare, and looked to improve the overall welfare of rural Americans. The collection consists of project reports, newsletters, correspondence, annual reports, publications,...
Dates: 1855-2006, undated

Des Moines Home Economics Association records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0611
Scope and Content The collection (1961-1977) contains a president's notebook, yearbooks, and a scrapbook. The president's notebook contains activity reports and the annual reports of the president, treasurer, and other officers, The yearbooks include the club's constitution and information on officers, club meetings and members. The scrapbook mainly contains news clippings and articles about the association's activities, but also includes a yearbook from 1966-1967. A photocopy of the scrapbook is included in...
Dates: 1961-1977

Farmers’ Transmission Line Lawsuits collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0089
Scope and Content This collection (1969-1979, undated) contains documents relating to Commission hearings and court action, correspondence, lawyers notes regarding the construction of the power lines, and information about exhibits used in the court case. The collection contains information about several exhibits in the case such as: proposed routes of Iowa Power and Light Company, franchise, objectors lists, maps, request for right of eminent domain with accompanying maps of location of farms in Boone...
Dates: 1969-1979, undated

Iowa State University. Center for Agricultural and Rural Development records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/2/8
Scope and Content The collection contains general information about the CARD program, including annual reports, a historical timeline, and articles. The bulk of the collection contains records of a project Iowa State University was working on in Russia. The Istra River Basin Small Watershed Management Project began in order to assist Russia to develop ways to improve the water quality of the Istra River by preventing farm pollution run-off. The Istra River basin provides the city of...
Dates: 1958-2010

Louis M. Thompson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/9/58
Scope and Content The collection (1925-2009, undated) contains material related to Dr. Thompson's professional career. The collection includes biographical material, correspondence, news clippings, documentation of awards and certificates, published papers, conference proceedings, and Center for Agricultural and Economic Development (CAED) reports. The published papers and articles document Dr. Thompson's research on the effects of climate on crop production and his research on agricultural and economic...
Dates: 1925-2009, undated

National Agri-Marketing Association. Iowa Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0057
Scope and Content The collection (1968-1979) contains awards, by-laws, membership lists, meeting minutes, financial statements, bulletins, newsletters, officer information, chapter histories, reports and correspondence. Most of the collection contains records from the Iowa Chapter, but records from the national organization are also included. Correspondence is both between members of the association and with groups outside of NAMA. The collection also contains records concerning Iowa Agriculture Day including...
Dates: 1968-1979

National Agri-Marketing Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0540
Abstract The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) is a non-profit organization established in 1957 as the Chicago Area Agricultural Advertising Association (CAAAA). In 1965, the name was changed to National Agricultural Advertising and Marketing Association (NAAMA) and a national charter was established in 1966. NAAMA was shortened to NAMA in 1973. NAMA's functions include holding conferences, seminars, and workshops for its members. This collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes,...
Dates: 1963-2001, undated

Raymond R. Beneke papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/9/17
Abstract

Raymond R. Beneke was a Professor of Economics at Iowa State University from 1951 until 1992. His research and writings focused on agricultural economics and farm management. This collection contains biographical information, photographs, correspondence, articles, reports, and papers written by Beneke. Much of the materials are related to his research in the areas of farm management and agricultural economics.

Dates: 1945-2005, undated

Robert W. Jolly papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/9/70
Abstract Robert W. Jolly (b. 1944) was a Professor of Economics (1985-2010) at Iowa State University. Jolly served in a number of administrative capacities including Dean and Director of the Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station, Interim Director for the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, and the Director of the Iowa State University Agricultural Credit School. Jolly also helped coordinate agricultural projects in Russia, Ukraine, and Slovakia. This collection contains...
Dates: 1973-2010, undated

Stanley R. Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 16/1/16
Abstract Stanley R. Johnson (1938- ) (economist) received a B.A. (1961) in Agricultural Economics from Western Illinois University, a M.S. (1962) in Agricultural Economics from Texas Technological College, and a Ph.D. (1966) from Texas A&M University. At Iowa State, he was a Professor of Economics (1985-1996), Director of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) (1985-1996), and Vice Provost for University Extension (1996-2005). The collection contains correspondence, project...
Dates: 1983-1997