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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 518-AUG. 29, 1949 59 Stat.9 . 1 been planted under the provisions of Public Law 12, Seventy-ninth 1344, 1358notes. Congress) in any one of the three years immediately preceding the year for which such allotment is determined on the following basis: meni of apportion- "(1) There shall be allotted the smaller of the following: (A) five acres; or (B) the highest number of acres planted (or regarded as 59st't. 9 133 planted under Public Law 12, Seventy-ninth Congress) to cotton in 1344, 1358 notes. any year of such three-year period. "(2) The remainder shall be allotted to farms other than farms to which an allotment has been made under paragraph (1) (B) so that the allotment to each farm under this paragraph together with the amount of the allotment to such farm under paragraph (1) (A) shall be a prescribed percentage (which percentage shall be the same for all such farms in the county or administrative area) of the acreage, during the preceding year, on the farm which is tilled annually or in regular rotation, excluding from such acreages the acres devoted to the production of sugarcane for sugar; sugar beets for sugar; wheat, tobacco, or rice for market; peanuts picked and threshed; wheat or rice for feeding to livestock for market; or lands determined to be devoted primarily to orchards or vineyards, and nonirrigated lands Restriction. in irrigated areas: Provided,however, That if a farm would be allotted under this paragraph an acreage together with the amount of the allotment to such farm under paragraph (1) (A) in excess of the largest acreage planted (and regarded as planted under Public Law 7 Utas . . 1334, 12, Seventy-ninth Congress) to cotton during any of the preceding 1344, 1358 notes. three years, the acreage allotment for such farm shall not exceed such largest acreage so planted (and regarded as planted under Public Law 12, Seventy-ninth Congress) in any such year. Reservations by l- "(3) The county committee may reserve not in excess of 10 per Post,p . 1062 . centum of the county allotment (15 per centum if the State's 1948 planted cotton acreage was in excess of one million acres and less than half its 1943 allotment) which, in addition to the acreage made avail- Ante, p. 671. able under the proviso in subsection (e), shall be used for (A) estab- lishing allotments for farms on which cotton was not planted (or 59 Stat. 1334 regarded as planted under Public Law 12, Seventy-ninth Congress) 7U.S.C§§1334, 1344, 1358 notes. during any of the three calendar years immediately preceding the year for which the allotment is made, on the basis of land, labor, and equip- ment available for the production of cotton, crop-rotation practices, and the soil and other physical facilities affecting the production of cotton; and (B) making adjustments of the farm acreage allotments established under paragraphs (1) and (2) of this subsection so as to establish allotments which are fair and reasonable in relation to the factors set forth in this paragraph and abnormal conditions of production on such farms: Provided,That not less than 30 per centum of the acreage reserved under this subsection shall, to the extent required, be allotted, upon such basis as the Secretary deems fair and reasonable to farms (other than farms to which an allotment has been made under subsection (f) (1) (B)), if any, to which an allotment of not exceeding fifteen acres may be made under other provisions of this subsection. "(g) Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this section- "(1) State, county, and farm acreage allotments and yields for cotton shall be established in conformity with Public Law 28, Ante, p. 7. Eighty-first Congress. Condonsideration '(2) In apportioning the county allotment among the farms tioning allotments. within the county, the Secretary, through the local committees, shall take into consideration different conditions within separate administrative areas within a county if any exist, including types, kinds, and productivity of the soil so as to prevent discrimination among the administrative areas of the county. 672 [63 STAT.