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[75 Stat. 303]
[75 Stat. 303]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

75 S T A T. ]

PUBLIC LAW 87-128-AUG. 8, 1961


any changes between the national support rates for the 1961 and 1962 crops on an amount of corn and grain sorghums, or barley, not in excess of 60 per centum of the normal production of the acreage diverted from the commodity on the farm based on its adjusted average yield per acre for the 1959 and 1960 crop acreage. The Secretary may make such adjustments in acreage and yields for the 1959 and 1960 crop years as he determines necessary to correct for abnormal factors affecting production, and to give due consideration to tillable acreage, crop rotation practices, type of soil, soil and water conservation measures, and topography. To the extent that a producer proves the actual acreages and yields for the farm for the 1959 and 1960 crop years, such acreages and yields shall be used in making determinations. The Secretary may make not to exceed 50 per centum of any payments to producers in advance of determination of performance. "(2) There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such Appropriation, amounts as may be necessary to enable the Secretary to carry out this section 16(d). Obligations may be incurred m advance of appropriations therefor and the Commodity Credit Corporation is authorized to advance from its capital funds such sums as may be necessary to pay administrative expenses in connection with such program during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1962, and to pay such costs as may be incurred in carrying out section 133 of the Agricultural Act of 1961. " (3) The Secretary shall provide by regulations for the sharing of payments under this subsection among producers on the farm on a fair and equitable basis and in keeping with existing contracts." SEC. 133. Payments in cash shall be made by Commodity Credit Payments. (yorporation and payments in kind shall be made through the issuance of negotiable certificates which the Commodity Credit Corporation shall redeem for feed grains and, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Commodity Credit Corporation shall, in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary, assist the producer in the marketing of such certificates at such time and in such manner as the Secretary determines will best effectuate the purposes of the special feed grain program for 1962 authorized by this Act. I n the case of any certificate not presented for redemption within thirty days of the date of its issuance, reasonable costs of storage and other carrying charges, as determined by the Secretary, for the period beginning thirty days after its issuance and ending with the date of its presentation for redemption shall be deducted from the value of the certificate. L i m i t at SEC. 134. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secre- emergency. ion tary may place such limits on the extent that producers may participate in the special feed grain conservation program for 1962 authorized by this Act as he determines necessary because of an emergency created by drought or other disaster, or in order to prevent or alleviate a shortage in the supply of corn, grain sorghums, or barley. SUBTITLE D — M A R K E T I N G


SEC. 141. The Agricultural Adjustment Act, as reenacted and amended by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended, is further amended as follows: (1) Section 2 is amended by adding at the end thereof a new paragraph (5) reading as follows: "(5) Through the exercise of the power conferred upon the Secretary of Agriculture under this title, to continue for the

48 Stat. 3 1: 5 0 Stat. 246. 7 USC 601 note, 674 note. 7 USC 60:5.