Acreage Allotment

Business / Agriculture / Acreage Allotment: Under provisions of permanent commodity price support law, a farm’s acreage allotment is its share, based on its previous production, of the national acreage needed to produce sufficient supplies of a particular crop. Under the FAIR Act of 1996, acreage allotments are not applicable to the contract commodities, peanuts, or sugar. However, acreage allotments still apply to tobacco.

Other Words for Allotment

Allotment Noun Synonyms: share, apportionment, ration, portion, quota, allowance, measure
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Allotment

Business / Agriculture / Allotment: In conjunction with commodity support programs, acreage allotments and marketing quotas serve to limit a farm’s output or volume marketed. For federal lands grazing, an allotment is an area designat MORE

National Farm Program Acreage

Business / Agriculture / National Farm Program Acreage: The number of harvested acres of feed grains, wheat, and cotton needed nationally to meet domestic and export use and to accomplish any desired increase or decrease in carryover levels. The acreage ba MORE

Marketing Quotas (Or Allotments)

Business / Agriculture / Marketing Quotas (Or Allotments): Authorized by the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, these quotas (sometimes called poundage quotas) limit marketings of certain commodities. The marketing quota, which must be approved by at least MORE

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