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.

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

Program Crops

Business / Agriculture / Program Crops: Crops eligible for deficiency payments under commodity program provisions that ended in 1995. These were wheat, feed grains, cotton, and rice. These same crops are now called contract commodities beca MORE

Specialty Crops

Business / Agriculture / Specialty Crops: Usually refers to crops covered by marketing orders that generally are not fruits or vegetables. Specialty crops have included almonds, filberts, walnuts, spearmint oil, hops, dates, raisins, and prun MORE

Horticultural Specialty Crops

Business / Agriculture / Horticultural Specialty Crops: The Census of Agriculture includes as 'horticultural specialties' bedding plants, florists’ greens, flower and vegetable seeds, flowers, foliage, fruit stocks, nursery and ornamental plants, shrubbe 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

Industrial Crops

Business / Agriculture / Industrial Crops: Crops that primarily have industrial applications in contrast to food or livestock feed uses. Industrial uses account for a relatively small but a growing and potentially much larger share of the mark MORE

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