acreage acreage  /ˈeɪ kə rɪdʒ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an area of ground used for some particular purpose (such as building or farming)

Usage(s):

  1. The principal control device is the acreage allotmenta farmer is assigned a certain number of acres, depending on how many acres of that particular crop he grew in the past.
  2. The Gold Creek met the Silver Creek near the Mallons' acreage, and all around, the gentlest breeze would set fields of sunflowers ablaze with waves of golden light.
  3. So many other big-acreage cotton farmers are growing penalty cotton that the Agriculture Department long ago gave up any attempt to count them.

News

  1. File crop acreage by July 15

    Benton County producers are reminded to submit their annual acreage report to our office by July 15, 2013, to meet FSA program eligibility requirements. Accurate and timely acreage reports for all crops and land uses are necessary to determine and maintain eligibility as well as to receive maximum FSA benefits for certain FSA programs. Producers [...]
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Star Press Union

  2. Crop acreage report deadline announced

    Crop acreage report deadline announced: Randy Madsen, county executive director for the Scott County Farm Agency office, has announced that area farmers and landowners have until Monday, July 15, to report their 2013 planted crop acreage to the agency office.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Quad-City Times

  3. Managed haying of CRP acreage available after Aug. 1

    Brad Pfaff, State Executive Director of the Wisconsin Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced that participants enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) may request to hay certain acreage enrolled in CRP. The earliest date that any CRP acreage can be hayed is August 2. Managed grazing of acreage is also allowed under certain rules.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Dairy Herd

Quotes

  1. Shell's Chief Executive Officer Peter Voser commented: "We are enhancing our world-wide Upstream portfolio for profitable growth, through exploration and focused acquisitions, and through divestment of non-core positions. These acreage additions...
    on May 27, 2010 By: Peter Voser Source: MarketWatch (press release)

  2. Jeroen van der Veer, Shell's chief executive, said: "Duvernay could become a valuable part of the Shell portfolio, where we can add value through technology and scale. The combination of Duvernay's acreage with Shell's proven operating experience...
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Jeroen van der Veer Source: Times Online

  3. "However, bearing in mind a rise in exploration spend to nearly $1bn this year together with significant additions of fresh acreage in established areas such as the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a continuing drive to access new provinces around the...
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Tony Hayward Source: EasyBourse.com

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