GAO still has concerns with USDA’s payment oversight review process
By Ken Anderson, Brownfield
November 17, 2020
The U.S. Government Accountability Office says it still has concerns with USDA’s oversight review process on farm program payments.
In 2013, GAO found weaknesses in how USDA’s Farm Service Agency assessed whether payment recipients were actively engaged in farming. GAO says USDA has improved its compliance reviews since then, but there is still room for improvement.