Amendment requires USDA to review the effects that decoupled payments under the Agriculture Market Transition Act have had on the economic viability of farmers and farming infrastructure; and requires the review to include a case study of the effects that decoupled payments, increases in decreases payments, for example, disaster assistance, and other countercyclical decoupled payments, will have on rice producers and the rice industry in Texas.


An amendment numbered 53 printed in the Congressional Record to add new section requiring a report on effect of certain farm program payments on economic viability of producers and farming infrastructure.

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