7 CFR 1487.1 - 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.