7 U.S. Code § 8751 - Definitions
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In this subchapter:
(1) Base acres for peanuts
(A) In general
(B) Covered commodities
The term “base acres”, with respect to a covered commodity, has the meaning given the term in section 8711 of this title.
(2) Counter-cyclical payment
The term “counter-cyclical payment” means a payment made to producers on a farm under section 8754 of this title.
(3) Direct payment
The term “direct payment” means a direct payment made to producers on a farm under section 8753 of this title.
(4) Effective price
The term “effective price” means the price calculated by the Secretary under section 8754 of this title for peanuts to determine whether counter-cyclical payments are required to be made under that section for a crop year.
(5) Payment acres
The term “payment acres” means, in the case of direct payments and counter-cyclical payments—
(A) except as provided in subparagraph (B), 85 percent of the base acres of peanuts on a farm on which direct payments or counter-cyclical payments are made; and
(6) Payment yield
The term “payment yield” means the yield established for direct payments and the yield established for counter-cyclical payments under section 7952 of this title, as in effect on September 30, 2007, for a farm for peanuts.
(A) In general
The term “producer” means an owner, operator, landlord, tenant, or sharecropper that shares in the risk of producing a crop on a farm and is entitled to share in the crop available for marketing from the farm, or would have shared had the crop been produced.
(B) Hybrid seed
In determining whether a grower of hybrid seed is a producer, the Secretary shall—
The term “State” means—
(9) Target price
The term “target price” means the price per ton of peanuts used to determine the payment rate for counter-cyclical payments.