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Assist: The pass or passes which immediately precede a successful scoring attempt; a maximum of two assists are credited for one goal.
Conservation Technical Assistance (CTA): CTA has been the central activity of the Natural Resources Conservation Service since it was established in 1936. NRCS field staff help landowners and farm operators plan and implement soil . . . View Full Definition
Dependent Care Assistance Plan: An employer benefit plan that provides employees with dependent care assistance, such as paying for or providing qualified child and dependent care services necessary for them to seek or obt . . . View Full Definition
Commodity Assistance Program: A title often used to refer to a variety of domestic programs receiving food in the form of USDA supplied commodities. It was formalized in FY1996 appropriations law (P.L. 104-37, October 21 . . . View Full Definition
Rural Rental Assistance: Section 521 rental assistance available through the Rural Housing Service reduces out-of-pocket cash that very-low-income and low-income families pay for rent, including utilities.
Section 11 Special Assistance: This refers to the section of National School Lunch Act that provides additional cash reimbursements (or so-called special assistance payments) for free lunches and reduced price lunches to . . . View Full Definition
Cottonseed Oil Assistance Program (COAP): Along with the Sunflower Oil Assistance Program (SOAP), COAP was one of two programs under which bonuses were awarded to exporters to assist in exports of U.S. vegetable oil to targeted mark . . . View Full Definition
Agricultural Trade Development And Assistance Act Of 1954: P.L. 83-480 (July 10, 1954) is commonly referred to as 'PL 480' and 'Food for Peace.' The law established what continues to be the primary U.S. overseas food assistance program. The program . . . View Full Definition
Emergency Food Assistance And Soup Kitchen-Food Bank Program (EFAP-Soup Kitchens): This program provides USDA commodities to emergency feeding organizations to help with the food needs of low-income populations. It also authorizes grants to states to help with the state an . . . View Full Definition
Emergency Food Assistance Act Of 1983: P.L. 98-92 (September 2, 1983) amended the original Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Act (TEFAA) of 1983 to authorize multi-year funding and commodity donations from excess CCC inventorie . . . View Full Definition