Consumer-Oriented Agricultural Products

Business / Agriculture / Consumer-Oriented Agricultural Products: One of three broad categories of agricultural products used by the Foreign Agricultural Service to report export and import data under its BICO system. (The others are bulk commodities and intermediate agricultural products. Consumer-oriented agricultural products are high value products that usually (but not always) are those ready, or easily made ready, for immediate use by consumers. Notable examples are snack foods, breakfast cereals, bakery mixes, eggs and products, dairy products, fresh or processed red meats and poultry, fresh or processed fruits, vegetables, nuts, pet foods, wine, and beer.

Intermediate Agricultural Products

Business / Agriculture / Intermediate Agricultural Products: Generally refers to agricultural products that have a higher per-unit value than bulk commodities: they are often partly processed but not necessarily ready for the consumers. Examples might include s MORE

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac)

Business / Finance / Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac): Securities issued by corporations and agencies created by the U.S. government, such as the Federal Home Loan Bank Board and Ginnie Mae. MORE

Food And Agricultural Act Of 1965

Business / Agriculture / Food And Agricultural Act Of 1965: P.L. 89-321 (November 3, 1965) was the first multi-year farm legislation, providing for 4-year commodity programs for wheat, feed grains, and upland cotton. It was extended for 1 more year, through 19 MORE

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