Business / Agriculture / Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS): A USDA agency that establishes standards for grades of cotton, tobacco, meat, dairy products, eggs, fruits, and vegetables. It also operates inspection and grading services and market news services, and provides supervisory administration for federal marketing orders.
Service Verb Synonyms: help, assistance, aid,efulness, utility, benefit, advantage
Service Noun Synonyms: assignment, post, appointment, secondment
Business / Agriculture / National Agricultural Research Extension Education And Economics Advisory Board: A 30-member board established by the FAIR Act of 1996 to replace three previous advisory committees. The Board advises USDA on national priorities and policies related to agricultural research, extens MORE
Business / Agriculture / National Agricultural Research Extension And Teaching Policy Act: Title XIV of Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 made USDA the leading federal agency for agricultural research, extension, and teaching programs. It also consolidated the funding for these programs. MORE
Business / Agriculture / National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS): A USDA agency that collects and publishes statistics on the U.S. food and fiber system, with offices located in each state’s department of agriculture. MORE
Business / Agriculture / National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS): An agency within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) at the Department of Commerce. NMFS administers programs that support the domestic and international conservation and manage MORE
Science / Weather / National Weather Service (NWS): A primary branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, it is responsible for all aspects of observing and forecasting atmospheric conditions and their consequences, including severe MORE