Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation: Conservation Reserve Program--Farmable Wetlands Pilot Program
GAO-03-522R: Mar 12, 2003
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Commodity Credit Corporation's (CCC) new rule amending the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) to implement provisions of Title XI of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2001. GAO found that (1) the rule provides for enrollment, on a pilot basis, of certain wetlands and buffer acreage in Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota into the CRP under the Farmable Wetlands Pilot Program; and (2) CCC complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.