USDA releases peanut, rice payments

Muzzi, D.
March 2004
Southeast Farm Press;3/10/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p27
Trade Publication
Reports on the announcement of second counter-cyclical payments for 2003 by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Availability of the counter-cyclical payments to the producers who participate in direct and counter-cyclical programs as authorized by the 2002 farm bill; Producers eligible for counter-cyclical payments when effective prices are less than the "target prices" specified by the government farm program; Requirement of some repayment of the first partial counter cyclical payments if current market prices are realized according to the USDA.


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