Business / Agriculture / Conservation Technical Assistance (CTA): CTA has been the central activity of the Natural Resources Conservation Service since it was established in 1936. NRCS field staff help landowners and farm operators plan and implement soil and water conservation and water quality practices. The most common use of this program in recent years has been preparing and updating conservation compliance plans. In FY1993, CTA assisted 1.2 million farmers and serviced 62 million acres.
Assistance Noun Synonyms: help, aid, support, succor, backing, reinforcement, relief, benefit
Conservation Adverb Synonyms: preservation, protection, safe keeping, maintenance, upkeep, management, safeguarding, husbandry, economy
Technical Noun Synonyms: complex, complicated, detailed, intricate, specialized
Technical Adjective Synonyms: mechanical, applied, industrial, polytechnic, technologic(al)
Business / Agriculture / Section 4 General Or Basic Assistance: This refers to the section of National School Lunch Act requiring the federal government to subsidize all lunches served through the school lunch program, regardless of the income of the participant. MORE
Business / Agriculture / Section 11 Special Assistance: This refers to the section of National School Lunch Act that provides additional cash reimbursements (or so-called special assistance payments) for free lunches and reduced price lunches to children f MORE