Live cattle futures market hearing before the Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, second session, February 26, 1982, Ames, Iowa. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry.

Cover of: Live cattle futures market | United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry.

Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .

Written in English

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  • Cattle trade -- United States.,
  • Commodity exchanges -- United States.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .A366 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 152 p. :
Number of Pages152
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Open LibraryOL3141873M
LC Control Number82602610

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