Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)

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.

Other Words for Service

Service Verb Synonyms: help, assistance, aid,efulness, utility, benefit, advantage
Service Noun Synonyms: assignment, post, appointment, secondment
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National Agricultural Research Extension Education And Economics Advisory Board

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

National Agricultural Research Extension And Teaching Policy Act

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

National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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

National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)

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

National Weather Service (NWS)

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

National Agricultural Library (NAL)

Business / Agriculture / National Agricultural Library (NAL): A national depository of scientific and popular agricultural information located at the Agricultural Research Service’s research center in Beltsville, Maryland. NAL’s administration was merged wit MORE

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