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101 STAT. 1330-3
101 STAT. 1330-3
PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

PUBLIC LAW 100-203—DEC. 22, 1987

101 STAT. 1330-3

"(iv) in the case of the 1990 crop, 5 percent from the level determined for the preceding crop.". (c) COTTON.—Effective only for the 1988 through 1990 crops of upland cotton, subparagraph (A) of section 103A(a)(2) of such Act (7 U.S.C. 1444-l(a)(2)(A)) is amended to read as follows: "(A) The loan level for any crop determined under paragraph (1)(B) may not be reduced below 50 cents per pound nor more than— "(i) in the case of the 1987 crop, 5 percent from the level determined for the preceding crop; "(ii) in the case of the 1988 crop, 3 percent from the level determined for the preceding crop; "(iii) in the case of the 1989 crop, 5 percent from the level determined for the preceding crop, plus an additional 2 percent from the level determined for the preceding crop if the Secretary determines that such additional percentage reduction is necessary to maintain a competitive market position for upland cotton; and "(iv) in the case of the 1990 crop, 5 percent from the level determined for the preceding crop.". (d) RICE.—Effective only for the 1988 through 1990 crops of rice, paragraph (2) of section lOlA(a) of such Act (7 U.S.C. 1441-l(a)(2)) is amended to read as follows: "(2) The loan level for any crop determined under paragraph (I)(B) may not be reduced by more than— "(A) in the case of the 1987 crop, 5 percent from the level determined for the preceding crop; "(B) in the case of the 1988 crop, 3 percent from the level determined for the preceding crop; "(C) in the case of the 1989 crop, 5 percent from the level determined for the preceding crop, plus an additional 2 percent from the level determined for the preceding crop if the Secretary determines that such additional percentage reduction is necessary to maintain a competitive market position for rice; and "(D) in the case of the 1990 crop, 5 percent from the level determined for the preceding crop,". SEC. 1103. FEED GRAIN DIVERSION PROGRAM.

Effective only for the 1988 and 1989 crops of feed grains, section 105C(fK5) of the Agricultural Act of 1949 (7 U.S.C. 1444e(f)(5)) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subparagraph: "(D)(i) In the case of the 1988 and 1989 crops of corn, grain sorghums, and barley, except as provided in clause (ii), the Secretary shall make land diversion payments to producers of corn, grain sorghums, and barley, in accordance with this paragraph, under which the required reduction in the crop acreage base shall be 10 percent and the diversion payment rate shall be $1.75 per bushel for corn. The Secretary shall establish the diversion payment rate for grain sorghums and barley at such level as the Secretary determines is fair and reasonable in relation to the rate established for corn. "(ii) In the case of the 1989 crop of corn, grain sorghums, or barley, the Secretary may waive the application of clause (i) if the Secretary determines that it is necessary to maintain an adequate supply of corn, gredn sorghums, or barley.".