Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation: 2002 Farm Bill--Conservation Reserve Program--Long-Term Policy
GAO-04-829R: May 27, 2004
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation's (CCC) new rule on the 2002 Farm Bill--Conservation Reserve Program--long-term policy. GAO found that (1) the rule amends the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and sets forth the terms and conditions of enrolling acreage in the CRP, updates program eligibility requirements, eliminates unnecessary regulations, improves the remaining regulations, and implements changes made to the CRP by the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002; and (2) CCC complied with all applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.