Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation: Conservation Reserve Program--Emergency Forestry Conservation Reserve Program
GAO-06-857R: Jul 10, 2006
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation's new rule on the Emergency Forestry Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). GAO found that (1) the rule amends the CRP regulations to implement provisions of Public Law 109-148 that provide for enrollment in the CRP of private non-industrial forest land that experienced a loss of 35 percent or more of merchantable timber in the States suffering forestry damage directly related to hurricanes Katrina, Ophelia, Rita, Dennis, and Wilma; and (2) with the exception of filing the rule with our office, the Commodity Credit Corporation complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.