Crop Year

Business / Agriculture / Crop Year: The year in which a crop is produced. This contrasts with the marketing year, which is the 12-month marketing period that begins with harvest.

Marketing Year

Business / Agriculture / Marketing Year: The 12-month period, generally from the beginning of a new harvest, over which a crop is marketed. For example, for wool, mohair, and Hawaiian sugarcane, the marketing year is January 1-December 31: f MORE

Odd- Or Even-Year Usage

Life Style / Time Shares / Odd- Or Even-Year Usage: Biennial vacation property ownership where the owner can use his/her property every other year, termed either odd- or even-year depending upon the years when the interval week(s) are used. For instanc MORE

Normal Crop Acreage

Business / Agriculture / Normal Crop Acreage: The acreage on a farm normally devoted to a group of designated crops. When a set-aside program is in effect, a participating farm’s total planted acreage of such designated crops plus set-aside acr MORE

Non-Program Crops

Business / Agriculture / Non-Program Crops: Any agricultural commodity not covered by federal commodity programs. Program crops are wheat, corn, barley, grain sorghum, oats, upland cotton, and rice. MORE

Oilseed Crops

Business / Agriculture / Oilseed Crops: Primarily soybeans, sunflower seed, canola, rapeseed, safflower, flaxseed, mustard seed, peanuts and cottonseed, used for the production of cooking oils, protein meals for livestock, and industrial us MORE

New Years Eve

Life Style / Holiday / New Years Eve: A traditional time of celebrating the end of the year and the beginning of a new one. Many people attend parties and celebrations however some treat New Year's Eve as a religious time to pray and medi MORE

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