Family Farm

Business / Agriculture / Family Farm: As defined by USDA regulations, a farm that (1) produces agricultural commodities for sale in such quantities so as to be recognized in the community as a farm and not a rural residence: (2) produces enough income (including off-farm employment) to pay family and farm operating expenses, pay debts, and maintain the property: (3) is managed by the operator: (4) has a substantial amount of labor provided by the operator and the operator’s family: and (5) may use seasonal labor during peak periods and a reasonable amount of full-time hired labor.

Other Words for Family

Family Noun Synonyms: (kith and) kin, kinsmen, kindred, kinsfolk or and kinfolk, next of kin, relatives, relations, household, people, one's own flesh and blood, one's nearest and dearest, m‚nage, folks
Family Verb Synonyms: children, offspring, progeny, issue, brood, kids

Other Words for Farm

Farm Noun Synonyms: cultivate, work the land, till the soil
Farm Interjectionection Synonyms: farmstead, farmhouse, grange, homestead, holding, land, farmland, acreage, arable, steading, smallholding, allotment, farm-toun, croft

Farm Loan Programs Of The FSA

Business / Agriculture / Farm Loan Programs Of The FSA: Loan programs, administered by the Farm Service Agency (replacing fmha), providing both direct and guaranteed real estate, operating loans, and direct emergency disaster loans to individuals whose pri MORE


Business / Agriculture / Farm: As defined for purposes of the Census of Agriculture since 1978, a farm is any place that has, or has the potential to produce, $1,000 or more in annual gross sales of farm products. According to the MORE

Farm Ownership (FO) Loans

Business / Agriculture / Farm Ownership (FO) Loans: Subtitle A of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, as amended, authorizes the Farm Service Agency (formerly fmha) to make direct and guaranteed farm ownership loans to eligible family farm MORE