Direct Payments

Business / Agriculture / Direct Payments: Payments (usually in cash but sometimes in commodity certificates) made directly to producers in conjunction with participation in commodity support or other programs. Under the FAIR Act of 1996, participating producers receive production flexibility contract payments, which replace deficiency payments. Also, producers receive direct payments under conservation reserve contracts.

Other Words for Direct

Direct Adjective Synonyms: manage, handle, run, administer, govern, regulate, control, operate, superintend, supervise, command, head up, rule, call the shots
Direct Verb Synonyms: guide, lead, conduct, pilot, steer, show or point (the way), be at the helm, advise, counsel, instruct, mastermind,her, escort
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Incentive Payments

Business / Agriculture / Incentive Payments: Direct payments made to producers of wool and mohair, which were similar to deficiency payments made to producers of grains and cotton. The incentive payment rate was the percentage needed to bring th MORE

Loan Deficiency Payments

Business / Agriculture / Loan Deficiency Payments: A commodity payment program authorized by the Food Security Act of 1985 that makes direct payments, equivalent to marketing loan gains, to wheat, feed grain, upland cotton, rice, or oilseed producers MORE

Interest Payments

Business / Finance / Interest Payments: Interest earned on reinvestment of each interest payment on money invested. See: compound interest. MORE

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