Business / Agriculture / Contract Acreage: Enrolled 1996 commodity base acreage under the FAIR Act of 1996 for wheat, feed grains, upland cotton, and rice (generally fixed for 1996 through 2002). A farmer may voluntarily choose to reduce contract acreage in subsequent years. Land leaving the CRP may be entered into a production flexibility contract if the land was previously commodity base acreage.
Contract Adjective Synonyms: agreement, understanding, deal, bargain, arrangement, pact, commitment, obligation, compact
Contract Noun Synonyms: engage, agree, promise, covenant, undertake
Contract Verb Synonyms: catch, acquire, get, come down with, develop, become infected with, go down with
Business / Agriculture / Contract Payments Under AMTA: Some $36 billion in payments to be made to farmers for contract crops for fiscal years 1996-2002 under Title I of the FAIR Act of 1996, known as the Agricultural Market Transition Act (AMTA). The tota MORE
Business / Finance / Next Futures Contract: The contract settling immediately after the nearby futures contract. MORE