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The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation's Efforts To Provide Monthly Reports to the Senate Committee on Appropriations
RCED-84-169: Published: Jul 13, 1984. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the methodology which the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) used in developing data for required monthly congressional reports on producer participation in the Federal Crop Insurance Program, the rate at which policies are cancelled, and any marketing or significant administrative changes that affect the program's cost. In addition, GAO...
Information on Peanut Allotment Owners That Lease and Rent Away Rather Than Plant Their Peanut Allotment Quotas
CED-81-156: Published: Sep 21, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1981.
GAO was requested to review the extent to which peanut allotment owners lease or rent away their allotment quotas. The objectives of the review were to: (1) determine the availability of certain information in records which the Department of Agriculture maintains on the peanut program; (2) determine the validity of the Department's estimate that 70 percent of the peanuts grown in the United States...
Compliance With Limitations on Payments to Farmers
CED-79-31: Published: Jan 4, 1979. Publicly Released: Jan 4, 1979.
The administration of the payment limitation program by the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (ASCS) in Oklahoma was reviewed. For wheat, feed grain, rice, and upland cotton programs in 1980 and 1981, total direct payments are not to exceed $50,000.At the three county ASCS offices in Oklahoma that were reviewed, it was found that steps are needed to strengthen county office admi...