BBC British Broadcasting Corporation

BCR Benefit:cost ratio

BCTRC Boneless, closely trimmed, retail cuts

BI Bioelectrical impedance

BLM Bureau of Land Management

BOU Bellies out untied

BSE Bovine spongiform encephalopathy

CAFO Concentrated animal feeding operation

CCC Commodity Credit Corporation

CERI Cotton Economics Research Institute

C-FARE Council on Food, Agricultural, and Resource Economics

CFR Code of Federal Regulations

CJD Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

CL Caseous lymphadenitis

CNS Central nervous system

COOL Country-of-origin labeling

CP Crude protein

CR4 Concentration ratio (four-firm)

CRIS Current Research Information System

CSREES Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (USDA)

CWD Chronic wasting disease

CWFP Clean wool fibers present

cwt Hundredweight (100 pounds)

DCP Demand constant price

DNA Deoxyribonucleic acid

DSANA Dairy Sheep Association of North America

EA Environmental assessments

EF East Friesian

EIA Environmental impact analysis

ELRRPP Ewe Lamb Replacement and Retention Payment Program

EPA Environmental Protection Agency (U.S.)

EPD Expected progeny difference

EPT Elasticities of price transmission

ERS Economic Research Service (USDA)

ESA Endangered Species Act

EU European Union

FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FDA Food and Drug Administration (U.S.)



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