Agribusiness

Business / Agriculture / Agribusiness: Agriculturally related businesses that supply farm inputs (such as fertilizer or equipment) or are involved in the marketing of farm products (such as warehouses, processors, wholesalers, transporters, and retailers). Farms are not usually included when the term agribusiness is used.

Sherman Anti-Trust Act

Business / Agriculture / Sherman Anti-Trust Act: The 1890 law is considered the foundation of federal anti-monopoly policy. Passed partly as an outgrowth of congressional investigations into alleged price collusion among large meat packers, the law MORE

Structure Of Agriculture

Business / Agriculture / Structure Of Agriculture: The characteristics of the farm sector: most often used in describing changes in the number, size distribution, production traits, and business composition (i.e., type of ownership) of farms and agrib MORE

State Technical Committee

Business / Agriculture / State Technical Committee: Advisory groups to state conservationists (coordinators of all Natural Resources Conservation Service activities within a state) created in the FACT Act of 1990 and amended in the FAIR Act of 1996. Th MORE

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