Acre

Business / Real Estate / Acre: A measure of land equal to 43.560 square feet, 4,840 square yards, 4,047 square meters, 160 square rods or 0.4047 hectares.

Acreage Base (Or Base Acres)

Business / Agriculture / Acreage Base (Or Base Acres): A farm’s average planted acreage for a specific crop over the previous five years (for wheat or feed grains) or three years (for cotton or rice), plus land not planted because of certain acreage red MORE

Commercial Acre

Business / Real Estate / Commercial Acre: A commercial acre is that portion of an acre of newly subdivided land remaining after dedication for streets, sidewalks, parks and so on. MORE

Acreage Conservation Reserve

Business / Agriculture / Acreage Conservation Reserve: The cropland acreage diverted from production under the acreage reduction program. MORE

National Farm Program Acreage

Business / Agriculture / National Farm Program Acreage: The number of harvested acres of feed grains, wheat, and cotton needed nationally to meet domestic and export use and to accomplish any desired increase or decrease in carryover levels. The acreage ba MORE

Acreage Reduction Program (ARP)

Business / Agriculture / Acreage Reduction Program (ARP): A no longer authorized annual cropland retirement program for wheat, feed grains, cotton, or rice in which farmers participating in the commodity programs (in order to be eligible for nonrecourse loan MORE

Acre-Foot

Business / Agriculture / Acre-Foot: The volume of water that would cover one acre of land (43,560 square feet) to a depth of one foot, equivalent to 325,851 gallons of water. An acre-foot is the basic measure of agricultural water use. MORE

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