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GAO Reviews of Department of Agriculture and Related Agencies' Activities
112251: May 6, 1980
GAO has completed several reviews in the past year relating to food production and marketing, food assistance, farm and rural credit, farmland and certain administrative matters. In the food production area, the reviews covered the wheat and feed grain set-aside programs, the sugar and rice programs, and the dairy program. In the food marketing area, GAO has covered cooperatives, grain inspection,...
The Cooperative Extension Service Should Provide Farmers With More Information on Farm Credit Sources
CED-80-45: Published: Feb 27, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1980.
Farmers are finding more than ever that borrowing is a necessity. However, information on sources of credit, interest rates and terms, and how to apply for farm credit is available only on a piecemeal basis from lenders, the Cooperative Extension Service, and other sources. While the supply of credit from the numerous farm lenders has generally been adequate to meet the needs of qualified borrower...
Long-Term Cost Implications of Farmers Home Administration Subsidized and Guaranteed Loan Program
PAD-79-15: Published: Apr 24, 1979. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1979.
Cost implications of subsidized and guaranteed loans made by the Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) were reviewed and a methodology for long-term cost projections was developed by selecting the major lending programs in the agency and identifying the cost components for each.In fiscal year 1979 the authorization request exceeded $7 billion, but FmHA did not identify the future financial obligation...