Acreage Conservation Reserve
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Acreage Conservation Reserve: The cropland acreage diverted from production under the acreage reduction program.
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 nonrec . . . View Full Definition
No-Take Reserves: Geographic areas where by law no one is allowed to fish or collect biological specimens. Rules could apply to one or all species.
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Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS): A USDA agency responsible for developing and carrying out national soil and water programs in cooperation with landowners, operators, and others. It was created in 1994 reorganization legisl . . . View Full Definition
National Natural Resources Conservation Foundation (NNRCF): A nonprofit private organization established by the FAIR Act of 1996 to promote and fund innovative solutions to conservation problems through effective partnerships. The Foundation can acce . . . View Full Definition
Normal Crop Acreage: The acreage on a farm normally devoted to a group of designated crops. When a set-aside program is in effect, a participating farmís total planted acreage of such designated crops plus set-a . . . View Full Definition
Normal Flex Acreage: A provision of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 requiring a mandatory 15% reduction in payment acreage. Under this provision, producers were ineligible to receive deficiency pay . . . View Full Definition
Permitted Acreage: The acreage on which a farm program participant is permitted to grow a program crop after satisfying acreage reduction requirements. For example, when a 10% acreage reduction program is in e . . . View Full Definition
Official Reserves: Holdings of gold and foreign currencies by official monetary institutions.