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The Fate of the 37 Expired Baseline Programs

Note: All of the funding provided for these programs is discretionary.


  • Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development: $30 million for 2013
  • Healthy Forests Reserve Program: reauthorized at previous level
  • Biobased Market Program: reauthorized at previous level
  • Biorefinery Assistance: reauthorized at previous level
  • Repowering Assistance: reauthorized at previous level
  • Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels: reauthorized at previous level
  • Biodiesel Fuel Education Program: $1 million for 2013
  • Rural Energy for America (REAP): reauthorized at previous level
  • Market Loss Assistance for Asparagus Producers: TERMINATED
  • National Sheep Industry Improvement Center: TERMINATED
  • Survey of Foods Purchased by School Food Authorities: TERMINATED
  • Assistance for Community Food Projects: Healthy Urban Food Enterprise Development Center
  • Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program: TERMINATED
  • Funding of Pending Rural Development Loan and Grant Applications: TERMINATED
  • Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiatives: $25 million for 2013
  • Disaster programs: No mandatory funding, but authorizes discretionary funding levels for FY 2012 and FY 2013:
    $80 million a year for livestock indemnity payments
    $400 million a year for the livestock forage disaster program
    $50 million a year for emergency assistance for livestock, honeybees and farm-raised fish
    $20 million a year for the tree assistance program
  • Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE): TERMINATED
  • Outreach and Technical Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers: $20 million for 2013
  • Value-Added Agricultural Market Development Program Grants: TERMINATED
  • Outreach and Technical Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers: $30 million for 2013
  • Wetlands Reserve Program: reauthorized at previous level
  • Grassland Reserve Program: reauthorized at previous level
  • Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program: $10 million for 2013
  • Small Watershed Rehabilitation Program: TERMINATED
  • Desert Terminal Lakes Program: TERMINATED
  • McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program: TERMINATED
  • Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Projects: TERMINATED
  • Pilot projects to evaluate health and nutrition promotion in the supplemental nutrition assistance program: TERMINATED
  • Study on Comparable Access to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance for Puerto Rico
  • Whole Grain Products for school lunches and breakfasts: TERMINATED
  • Biomass Research and Development: reauthorized at previous level
  • Biomass Crop Assistance Program: $20 million for 2013
  • Farmers’ Market Promotion Program: $10 million for 2013
  • National Clean Plant Network: $5 million for 2013
  • National Organic Certification Cost-Sharing: $22 million for 2013
  • Organic Production and Market Data Initiatives: $5 million for 2013
  • Determination on Merits of Pigford Claims: TERMINATED
  • Specialty Crop Research Initiative: $100 million for 2013