7 U.S. Code § 1306 - Projected yields; determination; base period

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in the determination of farm yields the Secretary may use projected yields in lieu of normal yields. In the determination of such yields the Secretary shall take into account the actual yield proved by the producer for the base period used in determining the projected yield, and the projected yield shall not be less than such actual yield proved by the producer.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–321, title VII, § 708,Nov. 3, 1965, 79 Stat. 1211; Pub. L. 91–524, title IV, § 405(b), as added Pub. L. 93–86, § 1(12)(a),Aug. 10, 1973, 87 Stat. 229.)
Codification

Section was enacted as part of the Food and Agriculture Act of 1965, and not as part of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 which comprises this chapter.
Amendments

1973—Pub. L. 91–524, § 405(b), as added by Pub. L. 93–86, temporarily inserted “(except that in the case of wheat, if the yield is abnormally low in any one of the calendar years of the base period because of drought, flood, or other natural disaster, the Secretary shall take into account the actual yield proved by the producer in the other four years of such base period)” after “determining the projected yield”. See Effective and Termination Dates of 1973 Amendment note below.
Effective and Termination Dates of 1973 Amendment

Pub. L. 91–524, title IV, § 405(b), as added by Pub. L. 93–86, § 1(12)(a),Aug. 10, 1973, 87 Stat. 229, provided that the amendment made by Pub. L. 91–524is effective with respect to the 1974 through 1977 crops.

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