Agricultural programs (81 - 90 of 107 items)
Cost Information on the USDA Tobacco Program
RCED-84-33: Published: Dec 12, 1983. Publicly Released: Dec 12, 1983.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO obtained cost information on the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) tobacco price-support program. Specifically, GAO was asked to identify: (1) the costs of the tobacco program prior to passage of the No Net Cost Tobacco Program Act of 1982; (2) the costs that have accrued on the 1982 flue-cured and burley crops; and (3) whether the assessment program is ad...
Department of Agriculture's Payment-In-Kind Program
122983: Nov 3, 1983
In response to a congressional request, testimony was given concerning the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Payment-In-Kind (PIK) Program for 1983. Since 1980, record harvests and decreased domestic and foreign demand have resulted in low commodity prices, decreased farm incomes, and a large buildup of Government-held food stocks. USDA increased its farm program payments fourfold between 1980 an...
Need for Full Disclosure of Expenses for Administering Programs of the Commodity Credit Corporation
089437: Nov 25, 1969
No summary is currently available...
Federal Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition Programs in the New England Region
RCED-83-36: Published: Dec 2, 1982. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO conducted a study to identify program efforts and funding levels of Federal food, agriculture, and nutrition programs in New England, analyzed program changes from fiscal years 1981 to 1982, and analyzed the impact of changes on the New England food system.The Federal food, agriculture, and nutrition programs available to New England during fiscal years...
Congressional Decision Needed on Necessity of Federal Wool Program
CED-82-86: Published: Aug 2, 1982. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1982.
GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture's wool incentive payment program to determine whether it is accomplishing its objectives and whether these objectives are still valid.The federal wool incentive program has had little effect on encouraging wool production and improving wool quality because decisions to raise sheep are based primarily on the profitability of the lamb market. Since most pro...
Information on Commodity Credit Corporation Loan Repayment Practices
CED-82-106: Published: Jun 16, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO gathered information relating to: (1) past and present Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) repayment practices; (2) the statutory and regulatory authority which allows CCC to decide how loan repayments are to be divided between principal and interest, as well as the authority to establish a memorandum account for accrued interest; (3) what a memorandum ac...
CED-82-76: Published: Jun 1, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1982.
This bibliography includes information on documents directly or indirectly related to food, agriculture, and nutrition that have been released by GAO between January and December 1981. The documents included are representative of the broad interrelationship which exists between the food area and other issue areas of concern to GAO such as health, transportation, energy, defense, and international...
Review of Financial Statements of Commodity Credit Corporation
CED-81-137: Published: Aug 13, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 1981.
A review was conducted of the statement of financial condition of the Commodity Credit Corporation as of September 30, 1980, and its related statements of income and expense, analysis of deficit, and source and application of funds for the year then ended.GAO found that certain accounting policies and practices of the Corporation depart from generally accepted accounting principles. These departur...
CED-81-73: Published: Apr 1, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1981.
This bibliography includes information on documents directly or indirectly related to food, agriculture, and/or nutrition that have been released by GAO. The documents included are representative of the broad interrelationship which exists between the food area and other issue areas of concern to GAO such as health, transportation, energy, defense, and international affairs...
Reviews of Department of Agriculture Activities
114747: Mar 18, 1981
GAO provided information on the results of some of its reviews concerning Department of Agriculture activities and related presidential budget proposals including: the Dairy Price-Support Program, the subject of parity as a tool for formulating and evaluating agricultural policy, the suspension of grain sales to Russia, the Farmer-Owned Grain Reserve Program, the need for railroads to make better...