Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation: Direct and Counter-Cyclical Program
GAO-03-295R: Nov 19, 2002
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Commodity Credit Corporation's (CCC) new rule on direct and counter-cyclical payments for the crop years 2002 though 2007. GAO found that (1) the rule would provide income support to producers of eligible commodities and are based on historically based acreage and yields and do not depend on the current production choices of the farmer, and (2) CCC complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.