FFA Future Farmers of America

FFI Fatal familial insomnia

FMD Foot and mouth disease

FOB Free on board

FSA Farm Service Agency

FSE Feline spongiform encephalopathy

FSIS Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA)

FSVM Food supply veterinary medicine

FTE Full-time equivalent

FWS Fish and Wildlife Service (U.S. Department of the Interior)

FY Fiscal year

GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

GIN Group identification number

GSS Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker disease

GW Grease weight

HAACP Pathogen reduction/hazard analysis and critical control point

HRI Hotel, restaurant, and institution

ID Identification

IFANCA Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America

LA Lacaune

LDP Loan deficiency payment

LMAs Long-term marketing arrangements

LMR Livestock mandatory reporting

LRP Livestock risk protection

LVS Lamb vision system

MAL Marketing assistance loan

MAP Mycobacterium avium, subspecies paratuberculosis

MBM Meat and bone meal

MFA Multifiber arrangement

MPR Mandatory price reporting

MUMS Minor Use and Minor Species (Act)

NAHMS National Animal Health Monitoring System

NAHSA North American Hair Sheep Association

NAIS National Animal Identification System

NAS National Academy of Sciences

NASS National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA)

NCERA North Central Education and Research Activity



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