· Suspension of permanent law and the extension of most provisions of current farm policy based on what was in effect on Sept. 30, ’12;

· Direct payments, marketing assistance loans and the counter-cyclical program will continue to be available for ’13 crops on the same basis as the ’12 crops;

· Market Access Program (MAP) and Foreign Market Development (FMD) are re-authorized at ’12 levels. MAP is mandatory funding but FMD is subject to appropriations;

· The 37 programs which expired in ’11 or ’12 and subsequently lost their baseline are not funded. These include the SURE program and Wetlands Reserve Program;

· The MILC program is extended;

· The Conservation Reserve Program enrollment cap is maintained at 32 million acres; and

· Authorization of selected disaster assistance programs which are subject to appropriations: $80 million for livestock indemnity payments; $400 million for the livestock forage disaster program; $50 million for emergency assistance for livestock, honey bees, and farm-raised fish; and $20 million for trees assistance.