Temporary transfer of proportionate share due to disasters.
(a) If, for reasons beyond the control of a producer on a farm, such producer is unable to harvest sugarcane acreage relative to all or a portion of the proportionate share established for the farm, the Secretary may preserve, on producer application and written consent of all owners of the farm, for a period of not more than 5 consecutive years, the acreage base history of the farm to the extent of the proportionate share involved.
(b) Such proportionate share may be transferred, with the written consent of all owners of the farm, for 1 crop year to other farm owners or operators subject to the following conditions:
(1) The acreage base history of the transferring farm will be preserved for a period from 1 to 5 years; and
(2) Acreage base history will not be increased on the receiving farm.
(c) Producers who transfer a proportionate share under this section will be required to:
(1) Initiate the transfer in the county FSA office where the proportionate shares are established; and
(2) Obtain approval from the transferring county FSA committee.
(d) All transfers made under this section must be completed by the date the State FSA committee establishes.
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