U.S. Department of Commerce

Federal, State, and Local Governments
Government Finance and Employment Classification Manual
DESCRIPTIONS OF FUNCTIONAL CATEGORIES
 
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FUNCTION CODE:   54 NAME:    Other Agriculture
SECTOR:    General APPLIES TO:    Finance |X|    Employment | |
PUBLICATION CATEGORIES:    Environment and Housing; Natural Resources; Agriculture
DEFINITION:    Development, improvement, promotion, and conservation of natural resources for agricultural purposes; and the regulation and inspection of agricultural products and establishments.
EXAMPLES:   Support and promotion of agricultural associations, fairs, livestock and poultry shows, and the like; agricultural boards and advisory commissions; provision of agricultural extension services; agricultural experiment stations and other research activities; promotion, improvement, and control of livestock production and dairy products; promotion of improved methods to store, pack, label, and market farm products; promotion of the sale or consumption of agricultural goods; regulation of the quality, safety, and handling of agricultural products, such as inspection, licensing, and standardization; protection of crops and stocks from predatory animals and other natural hazards.
EXCLUSIONS:   Agricultural schools and land grant colleges except for agricultural experiment stations and extension services (report at Other Higher Education, code 18); distinctive activities for: conservation of soil or water resources including flood control and drainage (report Federal activities at Soil, Water, and Electric Energy Resources, code 57, and state activities at Other Natural Resources, code 59); Fish and Game (use code 55), or Forestry (use code 56); regulation of weights and measures (report at Protective Regulation and Inspection, NEC, code 66). For Federal Government also exclude activities recordable under Farm Credit Programs (code 51) or Farm Income Stabilization (code 53).
REFERENCES: - To be added later -
 
OTHER NOTES:   This function applies solely to Federal and state government expenditures; report any related local expenditure and all employment data at Other Natural Resources, code 59.
 
DETAILED CODE LIST WITH COVERAGE OF DATA COLLECTION*
 
  General Purpose Governments
EXPENDITURES, DIRECT: Federal StateD.C. Large City-County Other LocalSpecial District
E54 Current Operations Y YN N NN
I54 Assistance and Subsidies Y NN N NN
F54 Construction Y YN N NN
G54 Land & Existing Structures Y YN N NN
K54 Equipment Y YN N NN
 
    INTERGOVERNMENTAL, TO:  
L54 State Y NN N NN
M54 Locals, NEC Y YN N NN
N54 General Purpose Locals N YN N NN
R54 Special Districts N YN N NN
 
* Shows whether data are collected (Y) or not (N) for that type.

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