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Agricultural programs & laws

Of or pertaining to laws, political programs or schemes related to agriculture.

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Agricultural programs & laws

farm inputs

Agriculture; Agricultural programs & laws

The resources that are used in farm production, such as chemicals, equipment, feed, seed, and energy. Most farm inputs are purchased (a change from the days when animals powered most operations), ...

Morrill Act of 1890

Agriculture; Agricultural programs & laws

Enacted August 30, 1890 (chapter 841, 26 Stat. 417), this law authorized additional direct appropriations for the land grant colleges of agriculture that had been established under the Morrill Act of ...

roundup ready soybeans (RR soybeans)

Agriculture; Agricultural programs & laws

Genetically engineered glyphosate-tolerant soybeans. Roundup is the trade name for glyphosate, a broad-spectrum herbicide. Farmers planting RR soybeans pay more for the seed, must use certain ...

BICO Report

Agriculture; Agricultural programs & laws

The Foreign Agricultural Service's report of U.S. agricultural export and import data on Bulk, Intermediate, and Consumer-Oriented (BICO). In addition, the data base includes forest products and ...

Clean Air Act

Agriculture; Agricultural programs & laws

The primary federal law governing efforts to control air pollution. Federal legislation addressing air pollution was first adopted in 1955 (Air Pollution Control Act, P.L. 84-159) to provide research ...

Clean Water Act

Agriculture; Agricultural programs & laws

Refers collectively to the main federal law for protecting water quality (33 U.S.C. §§1251 to 1387). This is the principal law governing pollution of the nation's rivers, lakes, estuaries, and ...

Coastal Zone Management programme

Agriculture; Agricultural programs & laws

This Act is P.L. 92-583 (October 27, 1972) which created the Coastal Zone Management programme in 1972 to provide grants to eligible states and territories as an incentive to prepare and implement ...

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