According to this press release, Vilsack is extending the period for comments on the payment limitation regs, although signalling no change in their provisions for the 2009 crop year. He also talks of his priorities--FSA IT and Pigford among them.
BTW, note the URL has been compressed by tinyurl. (One of my correspondents has mentioned the long length of the USDA's URLs. I haven't regularly used tinyurl.com, but it's useful.)