word listings Common Farmfolio and Agribusiness Concepts

Glossary

Bacteria Microorganisms that live in the soil and convert nutrients into forms usable by plants.
Basis Point a basis point (bps) is a unit that is equal to 1/100th of 1%, in other words one basis point is equal to 0.01%, similarly a 1% change is equal to a 100 basis point change.
Bovine cattle
Breed to produce offspring by giving birth or by hatching
Bull a sexually mature male bovine
Bushel a measurement of capacity or size