Cultural Studies (Ethnography)

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.

Farmer Mac (Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation)

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

Edward R. Madigan U.S. Agricultural Export Excellence Award

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

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation

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

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac)

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

Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)

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

Food And Agricultural Act Of 1965

Business / Agriculture / Food And Agricultural Act Of 1965: P.L. 89-321 (November 3, 1965) was the first multi-year farm legislation, providing for 4-year commodity programs for wheat, feed grains, and upland cotton. It was extended for 1 more year, through 19 MORE

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