(a) Permitted crops
Subject to subsection (b), any commodity or crop may be planted on contract acreage on a farm.
(b) Limitations and exceptions regarding fruits and vegetables
The planting of fruits and vegetables (other than lentils, mung beans, and dry peas) shall be prohibited on contract acreage.
(2) ExceptionsParagraph (1) shall not limit the planting of a fruit or vegetable—
on a farm that the Secretary determines has a history of planting fruits or vegetables on contract acreage, except that a contract payment shall be reduced by an acre for each acre planted to the fruit or vegetable; or
(C) by a producer who the Secretary determines has an established planting history of a specific fruit or vegetable, except that—
a contract payment shall be reduced by an acre for each acre planted to the fruit or vegetable.
(Pub. L. 104–127, title I, § 118, Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 904.)