Payment Rate

Business / Agriculture / Payment Rate: Generally, the amount paid per unit of production (i.e., bushel, pound, hundredweight) to each participating farmer for eligible production under commodity income and price support programs.

Other Words for Rate

Rate Noun Synonyms: rank, grade, class, classify, evaluate, estimate, calculate, compute, count, reckon, judge, gauge, assess, appraise, measure
Rate Verb Synonyms: measure, pace, gait, speed, velocity, clip
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Contract Payments Under AMTA

Business / Agriculture / Contract Payments Under AMTA: Some $36 billion in payments to be made to farmers for contract crops for fiscal years 1996-2002 under Title I of the FAIR Act of 1996, known as the Agricultural Market Transition Act (AMTA). The tota MORE

Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM)

Business / Finance / Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM): A mortgage that features predetermined adjustments of the loan interest rate at regular intervals based on an established index. The interest rate is adjusted at each interval to a rate equivalent to MORE

PSA Prepayment Rate

Business / Finance / PSA Prepayment Rate: The Bond Market Trade Association's Mortgaged Asset-Backed Securities Division's prepayment model based on an assumed rate of prepayment each month of the then unpaid principal balance of a pool of mo MORE

Marketing Loan Repayment Provisions

Business / Agriculture / Marketing Loan Repayment Provisions: A loan settlement provision, first authorized by the Food Security Act of 1985, that allows producers to repay nonrecourse loans at less than the announced loan rates whenever the world price or loan MORE

Deficiency Payments

Business / Agriculture / Deficiency Payments: Direct government payments made to farmers who participated in an annual commodity program for wheat, feed grains, rice, or cotton, prior to 1996. The crop-specific deficiency payment rate was based o MORE

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

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