AGES No. (AGES-811228) 47 pp

January 1982

Provisions of the Agriculture and Food Act of 1981

Commodity program provisions of the Agriculture and Food Act of 1981 are summarized. Price support, loan level, disaster payment, program acreage, and other provisions of the legislation are discussed for wheat, feed grains, cotton, rice, peanuts, soybeans, sugar, dairy, and wool and mohair. The following provisions are also summarized: miscellaneous; grain reserves; the national agricultural cost of production standards review board; agricultural exports and P.L. 480; food stamps; research, extension, and teaching; resource conservation; credit, rural development, and family farms; and floral research and consumer information.

Keywords: Price supports and loan levels, dairy, wool and mohair, wheat and feed grains, cotton, rice, peanuts, soybeans, sugar, grain reserves, food stamps, agricultural research and extension, and resource conservation

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