Review of USDA report on packer concentration and other cattle industry issues hearing before the Subcommittee on Research, Nutrition, and General Legislation of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, second session ... June 18, 1996. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Subcommittee on Research, Nutrition and General Legislation.

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SeriesS. hrg. ;, 104-778
LC ClassificationsKF26 .A3567 1996
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Paginationiv, 191 p. :
Number of Pages191
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ISBN 100160553806
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