Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation: 2003-2005 Crop Disaster Programs
GAO-05-496R: Apr 14, 2005
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Commodity Credit Corporation's (CCC) new rule on crop disaster programs. GAO found that (1) the rule implements the portion of the Military Construction, Appropriations and Emergency Hurricane Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2005 enacted October 13, 2004 authorizing crop-loss disaster assistance for producers who suffered 2003, 2004, or 2005 crop losses caused by damaging weather and related conditions, and provides disaster assistance specifically for producers in Virginia, and producers of fruit and vegetable crops in North Carolina that suffered losses due to adverse weather and related conditions that occurred in 2003; and (2) CCC complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.