Summary: H.R.2799 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (07/17/1989)

Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949, with respect to the 1990 crop year, to permit up to 20 percent of program acreage to be planted with alternative crops if: (1) such acreage is planted with canola, rapeseed, sunflower, safflower, flaxseed, kenaf, crambe, guayule, milkweed, or meadowfoam; (2) at least 50 percent of a farm's permitted acreage is planted with the program crop; and (3) no payments are received under the 0/92 wheat and feed grain or the 50/92 cotton and rice deficiency payment programs.

Provides that for the 1990 crop year producers may designate any part of their farm acreage base (excluding soybeans) as oats acreage, regardless of feed grain acreage limitations.