United States Code
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The term “average crop revenue election payment” means a payment made to producers on a farm under section 8715 1
The term “base acres”, with respect to a covered commodity on a farm, means the number of acres established under section 7911 of this title as in effect on
The term “base acres for peanuts” has the meaning given the term in section 8751 of this title.
The term “counter-cyclical payment” means a payment made to producers on a farm under section 8714 1 of this title.
The term “covered commodity” means wheat, corn, grain sorghum, barley, oats, upland cotton, long grain rice, medium grain rice, pulse crops, soybeans, and other oilseeds.
The term “direct payment” means a payment made to producers on a farm under section 8713 1 of this title.
The term “effective price”, with respect to a covered commodity for a crop year, means the price calculated by the Secretary under section 8714 1 of this title to determine whether counter-cyclical payments are required to be made for that crop year.
The term “loan commodity” means wheat, corn, grain sorghum, barley, oats, upland cotton, extra long staple cotton, long grain rice, medium grain rice, soybeans, other oilseeds, graded wool, nongraded wool, mohair, honey, dry peas, lentils, small chickpeas, and large chickpeas.
The term “medium grain rice” includes short grain rice.
The term “other oilseed” means a crop of sunflower seed, rapeseed, canola, safflower, flaxseed, mustard seed, crambe, sesame seed, or any oilseed designated by the Secretary.
The term “payment yield” means the yield established for direct payments and the yield established for counter-cyclical payments under section 7912 of this title as in effect on
The term “producer” means an owner, operator, landlord, tenant, or sharecropper that shares in the risk of producing a crop and is entitled to share in the crop available for marketing from the farm, or would have shared had the crop been produced.
The term “pulse crop” means dry peas, lentils, small chickpeas, and large chickpeas.
The term “target price” means the price per bushel, pound, or hundredweight (or other appropriate unit) of a covered commodity used to determine the payment rate for counter-cyclical payments.
The term “United States”, when used in a geographical sense, means all of the States.
The term “United States Premium Factor” means the percentage by which the difference in the United States loan schedule premiums for Strict Middling (SM) 1⅛-inch upland cotton and for Middling (M) 13⁄32-inch upland cotton exceeds the difference in the applicable premiums for comparable international qualities.