Problems Caused by the Drought Situation (Secretary John R. Block): Hearing Before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session, September 21, 1983

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1984 - Corn - 123 pages

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Page 46 - Secretary determines necessary in order to assure an adequate supply of pure and wholesome milk to meet current needs, reflect changes in the cost of production, and assure a level of farm income adequate to maintain productive capacity sufficient to meet anticipated future needs.
Page 46 - The price of whole milk, butterfat, and the products of such commodities, respectively, shall be supported at such level not in excess of 90 per centum nor less than 75 per centum of the parity price therefor as the Secretary determines necessary in order to assure an adequate supply.
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Page 51 - Secretary determines that: (i) As the result of drought, flood, or other natural disaster, or other condition beyond the control of the producers, producers on a farm have suffered substantial losses of production either...
Page 51 - Federal crop insurance indemnity payments and other forms of assistance made available by the Federal Government to such producers for such losses are insufficient to alleviate such economic emergency...
Page 33 - Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of Agriculture shall under the provisions of this Act establish, maintain, and dispose of a separate reserve of inventories of not to exceed 75 million bushels of wheat, feed grains, and soybeans for the purpose of alleviating distress caused by a natural disaster.
Page 46 - ... commercially by producers, including producers who market milk of their own production directly to consumers. The deductions are to be remitted to the Commodity Credit Corporation to offset a portion of the cost of the dairy price support program. The Secretary's authority for requiring such deductions shall not apply for any fiscal year for which the Secretary estimates that the net price support purchases of milk or the products of milk will be less than 5 billion pounds milk equivalent. In...
Page 23 - I am thinking of a nonpar system now, what are you going to do about that? How are you going to get him out of the mud hole?
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