Farmland Protection

Business / Agriculture / Farmland Protection: Programs, operated mostly at state and local levels by government agencies or private entities such as land trusts, that are designed to limit conversion of agricultural land to other uses that otherwise might have been more financially attractive to the landowner. Every state has at least one such program: the most popular programs are tax relief through preferential or differential assessment, and right-to-farm laws. Easements are used in some states.

Other Words for Protection

Protection Adjective Synonyms: defense, screen, shield, barrier, guard, safeguard, immunity, bulwark, buffer, shelter, refuge, haven, sanctuary, security, safe keeping, safety, preservation
Protection Verb Synonyms: extortion, blackmail, protection money
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Overdraft Protection

Business / Accounting / Overdraft Protection: Procedure agreed upon by an account holder and a bank in advance to transfer funds from a savings or credit account to a checking account to cover insufficient funds. MORE

Pass Protection

Entertainment / Football / Pass Protection: The use of blocking by the offensive line and backs to allow the quarterback time and space to throw the ball. MORE

Plant Variety Protection Act Of 1970

Business / Agriculture / Plant Variety Protection Act Of 1970: P.L. 91-577 (December 24, 1970) was enacted to provide patent-like protection for new non-hybrid seed varieties. The ultimate goal was to create an incentive for public and private research on new com MORE

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