FAIR Act Of 1996

Business / Agriculture / FAIR Act Of 1996: Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996: the 1996 omnibus farm bill.

Other Words for Act

Act Verb Synonyms: behave (oneself), carry on, deport oneself, comport oneself, conduct oneself
Act Noun Synonyms: deed, action, undertaking, operation, step, move, feat, exploit, accomplishment, achievement
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Other Words for Fair

Fair Adjective Synonyms: impartial, even-handed, disinterested, equitable, just, unprejudiced, unbiased, objective, square
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Agricultural Adjustment Act Of 1938

Business / Agriculture / Agricultural Adjustment Act Of 1938: P.L. 75-430 (February 16, 1938) was enacted as an alternative and replacement for the farm subsidy policies found unworkable in the AAA legislation of 1933. The 1938 Act was the first to make price su MORE

Futures Contract

Business / Agriculture / Futures Contract: A standardized agreement calling for deferred delivery of a commodity, or its equivalent, entered through organized futures exchanges. Most agricultural futures contracts call for physical delivery, b MORE

Contract Acreage

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 contr MORE

Contract Commodity

Business / Agriculture / Contract Commodity: The commodities previously eligible for deficiency payments and now eligible for production flexibility contracts under the FAIR Act of 1996: wheat, corn, sorghum, barley, oats, rice, and upland cotto MORE

Offsetting Compliance

Business / Agriculture / Offsetting Compliance: A requirement that a farmer owning multiple farms who wishes to participate in a crop program must comply with the program’s provisions on all farms under the farmer’s ownership in order to be eli MORE

Emergency Food Assistance Act Of 1983

Business / Agriculture / Emergency Food Assistance Act Of 1983: P.L. 98-92 (September 2, 1983) amended the original Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Act (TEFAA) of 1983 to authorize multi-year funding and commodity donations from excess CCC inventories of foods MORE

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