What special definitions apply to the TASC program?
For purposes of this part, the following definitions apply:
CCC— Commodity Credit Corporation.
Eligible Organization —Any U.S. organization, including, but not limited to, U.S. government agencies, State government agencies, non-profit trade associations, universities, agricultural cooperatives, and private companies.
FAS— Foreign Agricultural Service, United States Department of Agriculture.
Participant —An entity which has entered into a TASC agreement with the CCC.
Specialty crop— all cultivated plants, or the products thereof, produced in the United States, except wheat, feed grains, oilseeds, cotton, rice, peanuts, sugar, and tobacco.
TASC— Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops.
United States— the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
[67 FR 57327, Sept. 10, 2002, as amended at 68 FR 42564, July 18, 2003]