Summary: S.1926 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (11/19/1989)

Agricultural Competitiveness and Planting Flexibility Act of 1990 - Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 with regard to the 1991 through 1995 crops of wheat, feed grains, upland cotton, extra long staple cotton, and rice to establish a farm's normal crop acreage base as the average acreage for such crops and for soybeans, oilseeds, and industrial crops during the previous five years.

Bases crop payment bases on the 1990 crop acreage base.

Permits a producer to mix crop plantings as long as the total plantings do not exceed the farm's normal crop acreage base.

Expresses the sense of the Senate that the successor law to the Food Security Act of 1985 should embody principles of agricultural competitiveness, flexibility, and rural development.