Abbreviation Key

Abbreviation Key

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Abbreviation Key


These are abbreviations that you will find on our website:

  • AFGE - American Federation of Government Employees
  • AMS - Agricultural Marketing Service
  • APHIS - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • CSRS - Civil Service Retirement System
  • EFT - Electronic Funds Transfer
  • FEGLI - Federal Employees Group Life Insurance
  • FEHB - Federal Employees Health Benefits
  • FERS - Federal Employees Retirement System
  • FSA - Flexible Spending Accounts
  • GIPSA - Grain Inspection Packers & Stockyards Administration
  • HRDG - Human Resources Desk Guide
  • HRO - Human Resources Operations
  • LTC - Long Term Care
  • MBS - Minneapolis Business Site
  • MRP - Marketing & Regulatory Programs
  • NAAE - National Association of Agriculture Employees
  • NAPPQOSE - National Association of Plant Protection and Quarantine Office Support Employees
  • SF - Standard Form
  • TSP - Thrift Savings Plan
  • USDA- United States Department of Agriculture


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