Grain

Business / Construction / Grain: The direction, size, arrangement, appearance, or quality of the fibers in wood.
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Grain Verb Synonyms: seed, kernel, stone, pip, pit
Grain Noun Synonyms: cereal, corn, grist
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International Grains Agreement (IGA)

Business / Agriculture / International Grains Agreement (IGA): Replaced the International Wheat Agreement in 1995. The IGA comprises a Grains Trade Convention (GTC) and a Food Aid Convention (FAC). The IGA is administered by the International Grains Council (IGC) MORE

Grain Inspection Packers And Stockyards Administration (GIPSA)

Business / Agriculture / Grain Inspection Packers And Stockyards Administration (GIPSA): An agency established in 1994 that combines the Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS) and the Packers and Stockyards Administration (P&S). FGIS provides grain marketing standards and an official ins MORE

Strategic Grain Reserve

Business / Agriculture / Strategic Grain Reserve: National grain stocks held in reserve intentionally by government programs for the purpose of meeting future domestic and international needs. See Food Security Commodity Reserve, Food Security Wheat MORE

Federal Grain Inspection Program

Business / Agriculture / Federal Grain Inspection Program: The grain inspection program administered by the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. The program establishes official U.S. standards for grain and certain other commodities such a MORE

United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA) Of 1916

Business / Agriculture / United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA) Of 1916: P.L. 64-190 (August 11, 1916), as amended, authorizes the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration to establish official marketing standards (not health and safety standards) for grains MORE

International Grains Council (IGC)

Business / Agriculture / International Grains Council (IGC): An intergovernmental forum responsible for administering the International Grains Agreement (IGA). MORE