AGES No. (AGES-9010) 101 pp

March 1990

Program Provisions for Program Crops: A Database for 1961-90

This report opens with a look at legislation which provided the foundation for commodity support programs and highlights legislation which revised and supplemented the basic structure of these programs. However, the main body of this report is devoted to program provisions for 1961-90 crops of corn, sorghum, barley, oats, wheat, rice, upland cotton, and extra-long staple cotton which are presented in tables with extensive footnotes clarifying the program specifics.

Keywords: Price-support program, parity price, support price, target price, nonrecourse loan program, marketing quota, acreage allotment, farmer-owned reserve

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