7 U.S. Code § 8758 - Adjustments of loans
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(a) Adjustment authority
The Secretary may make appropriate adjustments in the loan rates for peanuts for differences in grade, type, quality, location, and other factors.
(b) Manner of adjustment
The adjustments under subsection (a) shall, to the maximum extent practicable, be made in such a manner that the average loan level for peanuts will, on the basis of the anticipated incidence of the factors, be equal to the level of support determined in accordance with this subchapter and subtitles B, D, and E.
(c) Adjustment on county basis
(1) In general
Subject to paragraph (2), the Secretary may establish loan rates for a crop of peanuts for producers in individual counties in a manner that results in the lowest loan rate being 95 percent of the national average loan rate, if those loan rates do not result in an increase in outlays.
Source(Pub. L. 110–234, title I, § 1308,May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 977; Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title I, § 1308,June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 1705.)
References in Text
Subtitles B, D, and E, referred to in subsec. (b), are subtitles B (§ 1201 et seq.), D (§ 1401 et seq.), and E (§ 1501 et seq.), respectively, of title I of Pub. L. 110–246, June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1681. Subtitle B is classified generally to subchapter II (§ 8731 et seq.) of this chapter. Subtitle D enacted sections 1359kk, 1359ll, and 7287 of this title, amended sections 1359aa to 1359gg, 1359ii, 7272, and 7971 of this title, repealed former section 1359kk of this title, and enacted provisions set out as notes under sections 3602 and 7272 of this title. Subtitle E enacted subchapter IV (§ 8771 et seq.) of this chapter and amended sections 450l, 608c, 1637b, 4502, 4504, and 4531 of this title and section 713a–14 of Title 15, Commerce and Trade. For complete classification of subtitles B, D, and E to the Code, see Tables.