Tobacco transition signup announced

March 2005
Southeast Farm Press;3/2/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p41
Trade Publication
This article focuses on announcement of signup of tobacco transition. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns has announced that sign-up for the Tobacco Transition Payment Program will begin March 14. 2005 and extend through June 17. 2005. Congressional passage late last year of the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004, commonly referred to as the "Tobacco Program Buyout," ended the federal tobacco marketing quota and price support loan programs with the 2004 marketing year for all quota tobaccos.


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