Technology / Television (TV) / Cultural Studies (Ethnography): A critical approach which argues that viewers decode television texts based on their specific ideological position in society: it looks at the interaction between the ideological discourses of the text and those of the viewer.
Business / Agriculture / Farmer Mac (Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation): Created by the Agricultural Credit Act of 1987 as a federally chartered, private corporation responsible for guaranteeing the timely repayment of principal and interest to investors in a new agricultu MORE
Business / Agriculture / Edward R. Madigan U.S. Agricultural Export Excellence Award: An award established by the FAIR Act of 1996 to recognize companies’ and other entities’ entrepreneurial efforts in the food and agricultural sector for advancing U.S. agricultural exports. MORE
Business / Agriculture / Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation: An organization more commonly referred to as Farmer Mac, which is a secondary (resale) market for agricultural mortgages. Farmer Mac was authorized by the Agricultural Credit Act of 1987. MORE
Business / Finance / Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac): Securities issued by corporations and agencies created by the U.S. government, such as the Federal Home Loan Bank Board and Ginnie Mae. MORE
Business / Agriculture / Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS): The USDA agency that administers agricultural export and food aid programs. FAS is also responsible for formulating agricultural trade policy, negotiating to reduce foreign agricultural trade barriers MORE