Farmer-owned grain reserve program needs modification to improve effectiveness

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U.S. General Accounting Office , [Washington, D.C.]
Agriculture -- Economic aspects, Grain trade -- United S
Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States
ContributionsGardner, Bruce, Just, Richard E
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The farmer-owned grain reserve, authorized by the Food and Agriculture Act ofis to encourage producers to store wheat and feed grains when they are in abundant supply and extend the time for their orderly and its consultants found that, during its first 2 to 3 years, the farmer-owned reserve (FOR) only partially met its objectives of increasing grain inventories in times.

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[Bruce L Gardner; Richard E Just; United States. General Accounting Office.]. Get this from a library. Farmer-Owned grain reserve program needs modification to improve effectiveness: report to the Congress: Summary.

[United States. General Accounting Office.]. The Farmer-Owned Grain Reserve (FOR) was a program, established under the Food and Agriculture Act ofdesigned to buffer sharp price movements and to provide reserves against production shortfalls by allowing wheat and feed grain farmers to participate in a subsidized grain storage s who placed their grain in storage received an extended nonrecourse loan for at.

Just RE () Farmer-owned grain reserve program needs modification to improve effectiveness: theoretical and empirical considerations in agricultural buffer stock policy under the Food and Agriculture Act of Prepared for Report to Congress, US General Accounting Office, US Government Printing Office, Washington, DC Google ScholarCited by: 3.

farmer-owned reserve for grain. Food Security Act of eliminates the CCC grain reserve. Federal Agriculture Improvement and Re-form Act of marks the final shift toward “market-oriented” farm policy.

It eliminates acreage reduction programs and.

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Anonymous.: Report to the congress of the United States. Farmer-owned grain reserve program needs modification to improve effectiveness. Vol. CED U.S. Cited by: 7. Operational Considerations in Grain Reserve Management 31 CHAPTER III.

DESCRIPTION AND OPERATIONS OF THE FARMER-OWNED CORN RESERVE PROGRAM 36 Description of the Farmer-Owned Reserve Program as Mandated by the Food and Agriculture Act of 36 Operations of the Farmer-Owned Corn Reserve. 40 CHAPTER IV. The U.S. grain marketing system has changed considerably during the past 20 years.

Various events and structural changes have had a tremendous affect on farmer-owned cooperatives. Mergers, acquisitions, and bankruptcies resulted in consolidation in the cooperative grain marketing sector.

Changes in. Grain reserve program: See Farmer-Owned Reserve (FOR). Grain sorghum: Old World cereal grass commonly raised as a coarse grain and for forage. Also Milo. Grain spreader: A device used in grain storage bins to remove the “peaking” of grain during handling so as to improve airflow around the grain.

on other government payment instruments. The policy will be referred to in this report as farmer-owned reserves. The study examines what the effects of farmer-owned reserves would have been during the period from to Key Findings • Throughout the study period, government payments for crops totaled $ billion.

If farmer-owned. “This lack of emergency preparedness is the fault of the farm bill which eliminated the government’s grain reserves as well as the Farmer Owned Reserve (FOR),” explained Matlack.

“We had hoped to reinstate the FOR and a Strategic Energy Grain Reserve in the new farm bill, but the politics of food defeated our efforts. A farmer-owned reserve was instituted in which farmers contracted and were paid to store grain they had produced.

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A price was also specified at which farmers would be released from their contractual obligation to store for a given period, and at a still higher price, farmers would have to repay their loan, and thus have a greater incentive to sell.

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) 3. National Buffer Strip Initiative farmer-owned market-driven inventory system that reduces volatility in agricultural commodity markets. for the high standards in grain inspection and support the weighing system as authorized under the original Federal Grain Inspection Act.

To protect and improve our. farmer owned reserves depends on the support and release prices and the interest rate subsidy with further alterations associated with the payment-in-kind (PIK) : Richard E. Just. The United States Food and Agriculture Act of (P.L.also known as the U.S.

Farm Bill) was an omnibus farm bill.

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The S. legislation was passed by the 95th U.S. Congressional session and signed into law by the 39th President of the United States Jimmy Carter on Septem Enacted by: the 95th United States Congress. bus_ of x × Share & Embed.

Embed Script and • modify the farmer-owned grain reserve to encourage farmers to place additional grain in the reserve. On Janu I announced, as additional steps to avoid the impact of suspension of shipments, that the Government would: • increase the and Public Law programs in order.

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by United States. The Plan of Work and its Update were developed from a comprehensive effort to gain input from all of Indiana’s citizenry.

Over 5, citizens representing the diversity of the state participated in a series of two meetings hosted by each county Extension staff. Yes, we would support a farmer-owned reserve as long as it is limited. We think if it was at 10 percent it would at least put that empowerment in the hands of producers and it would take away the concern, the argument that we are going to have this large surplus hanging over the market.

I support the principles of the farm bill, but with any program, we need to accept changes and improve its effectiveness. We are all aware of the factors that have led to the current situation.

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through the farmer-owned, but governmentsponsored, grain reserve, which isolates grain from the market for three years or until market prices reach a specified level. Toward year-end, a growing volume of grain was being committed to the reserve, as farmers delayed sales in hopes that prices would improve.

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