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Agriculture Terms Beginning With C

Cabotage Cairns Group
Call option Campylobacteriosis
Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) Cancellation
Capper-Volstead Act Captive supply
Carbon sequestration Carcass-by-carcass inspection
Carcass weight Carcinogen
Cargo preference Cargo Preference Act
Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act of 1983 (CBERA) Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI)
Carrier Carrying capacity
Carryover Cartel
Casein Cash commodity
Cash grain farm Cash in lieu of commodities
Cash market Cash price
Cash settlement Catastrophic crop insurance (CAT)
Cattle cycle Census of Agriculture
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) Center for Veterinary Medicine
Center pivot irrigation Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention
Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) Certificates (commodity)
CGIAR Channelization
Check-off program Chemigation
Chemosterilant Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
Child Nutrition Act of 1966 Child nutrition programs
Chlorinated hydrocarbons Chlorophenoxy herbicides
Cholinesterase inhibitors Chronic toxicity
CJD Class I differential
Class I equivalency Class I land
Class I Railroad Classified pricing
Clayton Act Clean Air Act
Clean Water Act Coastal Zone Management Program
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Coliform index
Colonia Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act
Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program Combine
Commission on 21st Century Production Agriculture Commodity Assistance Program
Commodity certificates Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC)
Commodity distribution Commodity Distribution Program
Commodity Distribution Reform Act and WIC Amendments of 1987 Commodity exchange
Commodity Exchange Authority Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Act of 1974 Commodity Import Programs (CIPs)
Commodity letters of credit (CLOC) Commodity loan rates
Commodity programs Commodity promotion programs
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
Common external tariff (CXT) Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
Community Development Corporation (CDC) Community Facilities Program (CFP)
Community food projects Comparative advantage
Competitive advantage Competitive bidding (for WIC)
Competitive foods (in meal service) Competitive imports
Composting Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)
Concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) Concentration (economic)
Concessional (export) sale Conditional registration
Conjunctive use Conservation
Conservation (cross) compliance Conservation districts (Soil and Water Conservation District)
Conservation easement Conservation Farm Option Program
Conservation plan Conservation practice
Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)
Conservation Technical Assistance (CTA) Conservation tillage
Conserving use acreage Considered planted
Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act of 1961 Consolidation
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Consumer-oriented agricultural products
Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) Consumer subsidy equivalent (CSE)
Consumptive water use Continuous inspection
Contour farming Contract
Contract acreage Contract commodity
Contract for future sale Contract payments under AMTA
Contract production Contract sanctity
Conventional agriculture Conventional tillage
Converted wetland Conveyance loss
Cooperative Cooperative Extension System
Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES)
Cooperator Program Coordinated review effort (CRE)
Corn Belt Corn gluten
Corporate farm Cosmetic appearance
Cost-containment (for WIC) Cost, insurance, and freight (C.I.F.)
Cost of production Cost/benefit analysis
Cotton competitiveness provisions Cottonseed Oil Assistance Program (COAP)
Countertrade Countervailing duty
Country-of-origin labeling County committees
County Executive Director (CED) County loan rate
County office County payments
Cover crop Cow-calf operator
Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease (CJD) Critical control point
Critical habitat Crop acreage base
Crop insurance Crop reports
Crop residue Crop Revenue Coverage (CRC)
Crop rotation Crop scouting
Crop share rent Crop year
Cropland Cross compliance
Crush spread CSRS
Cultural methods Custom feeders
Customs union cwt.

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