Summary: H.R.10199 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.10199. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (12/01/1977)

Amends the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 and the Agriculture Act of 1949 to: (1) increase the established prices of wheat and corn for the 1978 crops; (2) require land diversion payments whenever a set-aside of wheat or feed grains cropland is in effect for the 1978 crop year; (3) declare that no further acreage set-aside shall be required in any year on a summer fallow farm if at least 55 percent of cropland acreage is diverted to summer fallow use; (4) require implementation of the critical lands resource conservation program for the Great Plains states for the 1978 crop year; and (5) allow, under specified circumstances, interest-free extensions of the repayment period on wheat and feed grains loans.