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Abbreviations and Acronyms

Farm Policy Abbreviations and Acronyms

2014 Farm Bill - Commodities
ARC Agricultural Risk Coverage
ARC – CO County Agricultural Risk Coverage
ARC – IC    Individual Agricultural Risk Coverage
MPP Margin Protection Program
PLC Price Loss Coverage
2014 Farm Bill - Conservation
ACEP Agricultural Conservation Easement Program
CRP Conservation Reserve Program
CREP Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
CSP  Conservation Stewardship Program
EQIP Environmental Quality Incentives Program
RCCP Regional Conservation Partnership Program
Crop Insurance - Commodities
A&O Administration and Operation
APH Average Production History
ARP Area Revenue Plan
AYP Area Yield Plan
HPE Harvest Price Exclusion
NAP Non-insured Assistance Program
RP Revenue Product
SCO Supplemental Coverage Option
STAX Stacked Income Protection Plan
YP Yield Product
2008 Farm Bill
ACRE Average Crop Revenue Election
DCP Direct Countercyclical Program
MILC Milk Income Loss Contract
SURE Supplemental Revenue Assistance
International Trade
ASCM  Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures
AMS Aggregate Measurement Support
OTDS Overall Trade Distorting Support
WTO  World Trade Organization
Government Agencies
CBO Congressional Budget Office
ERS Economic Research Service
FSA Farm Service Agency
NASS National Agricultural Statistics Services
RMA Risk Management Agency
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
CC Counter Cyclical
SNAP Supplemental Food and Nutrition Program
WASDE World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates