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  Whip - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A stock whip's handle is connected to the thong by a joint typically made of a few strands of thick leather.
Dressage whips are usually 3 feet long and are used to refine the aids of the rider, not to hurt the horse.
The whip is occasionally portrayed in popular culture in various contexts, but the most well known and memorable whip user is undoubtedly Indiana Jones, the swashbuckling archaeologist adventurer, whom uses the whip for a variety of things, not the least of which is to swing over chasms and long distances.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Whip_(implement)   (1079 words)

  
 whip   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In politics, a Whip is a member of a political party in a legislature whose task is to ensure that members of the party attend and vote as the party leadership desires.
The Government Chief Whip in the House of Commons is assited by the Deputy Chief Whip, Whips, and Assistant Whips.
The Chief Whip is usually appointed as Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury, the Deputy Chief Whip as Treasurer of HM (Her Majesty's) Household, two Whips as Comptroller of HM Household and as Vice-Chamberlain of HM Household, and the remaining Whips as Lords Commissioners of the Treasury.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Whip.html   (443 words)

  
 Crop (implement) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A crop, sometimes called a riding crop or hunting crop, is a rather short type of whip without a crack, used in horseback riding, hence also known as a horsewhip.
A crop usually consist of a long rod of fiberglass or cane or which is covered in leather, fabric, or similar material.
Hunting whips are not for use on the horse, but have a "hook" at the end to use in opening and shutting gates without dismounting, as well as a long leather strip to keep the hounds from coming near the horse's legs, and possibly getting kicked.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crop_(implement)   (320 words)

  
 Whip (implement)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A whip is a cord or strap, usually with a stiff handle, used for delivering blows to human beings or animals as a means of control or punishment.
Whips are also prominent features of certain forms of sadomasochism.
They can also be used as a form of musical instrument, producing a loud cracking or snapping sound; see Whip (instrument).
pedia.newsfilter.co.uk /wikipedia/w/wh/whip__implement_.html   (80 words)

  
 Whip   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In politics, a Whip is a member of a political party grouping in a legislature whose task is to ensure that members of the party attend and vote together.
The Government Chief Whip in the House of Commons is usually appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury, in order to get a seat at the Cabinet table.
Disregarding a "three-line whip" is a serious matter and may result in "withdrawal of the whip", which is a form of expulsion from the party.
www.theezine.net /w/whip.html   (181 words)

  
 Whip   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It has been used as an implement for punishment, for controlling animals, for war, and, in recent years in the less talked about corners of society, as an accessory for intimacy (we’ll let that use go without further discussion -- this is a family show).
The variety of whip common in Elanthia seems to be flexible from the way it can be cracked, thus we selected the bullwhip for display here.
Interesting note: the reason a bull whip “cracks” is that during the swing, the tip actually breaks the sound barrier for a split second as it is snapped back, producing a miniature sonic boom.
members.aol.com /dargolyt/TheForge/whip.htm   (177 words)

  
 NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife - Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program
WHIP funding is also available to any non-Federal lands such as municipal, county and state lands.
WHIP assistance in New Jersey is targeted to specific habitat restoration areas.
WHIP applications are ranked according to their environmental benefits and cost effectiveness.
www.njfishandwildlife.com /artwhip05.htm   (747 words)

  
 Florida Forestry Information - WHIP
WHIP funds cannot be used for mitigation or on land designated as converted wetland.
Under the 2002 Farm Bill, 15% of annual WHIP funds will be provided as increased cost-share payments to producers to protect and restore essential plant and animal habitat using agreements with a duration of at least 15 years.
The WHIP may be implemented in cooperation with other Federal, State, or local agencies, conservation districts, or private conservation groups.
www.sfrc.ufl.edu /Extension/ffws/whip.htm   (540 words)

  
 2004 WHIP | West Virginia NRCS
Conservation practices eligible for WHIP funding include the restoration of grassland habitat in field borders and entire fields; the restoration of riparian areas with trees, shrubs or herbaceous plants; and improvement of woodlands.
Conservation practices eligible for WHIP funding include the restoration of grassland habitat in field borders and entire fields; the restoration of riparian areas with trees, schrubs or herbaceous plants; and improvement of woodlands.
The cost-share rate for implementing practices is 75 percent of the total cost of establishment for most practices.
www.wv.nrcs.usda.gov /news/04report/04whip.html   (599 words)

  
 Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) | Wisconsin NRCS
The Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) is a voluntary program for people who want to develop or improve wildlife habitat on private lands.
Under the agreement, the landowner agrees to implement and maintain the cost-shared practices and allow NRCS access to monitor the effectiveness of the practices.
In Wisconsin, WHIP is emphasizing re-establishment of declining species and habitats, including prairie chickens, meadowlarks, sharp-tailed grouse, Karner blue butterfly, smallmouth bass, blue-winged teal, and many other species of grassland birds, reptiles, insects and small mammals.
www.wi.nrcs.usda.gov /programs/whip.html   (464 words)

  
 Wildlife Mississippi Financial Assistance: Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program
WHIP is placing an emphasis on filling gaps among other conservation programs, especially those that other programs are not filling.
Initial participation in WHIP has greatly exceeded the funds available and all of the funds for the program were allocated by the end of 1999.
Due to the importance of WHIP to the state and the nation, Senators Thad Cochran and Trent Lott introduced an amendment to the FY 2001 Agricultural Appropriations Bill that resulted in additional funding for WHIP.
www.wildlifemiss.org /financial/habitat.html   (777 words)

  
 FY05 WHIP News Release | Maryland NRCS
WHIP is a voluntary conservation program that provides technical and financial assistance to landowners and managers to restore upland, wetland, and riparian habitat areas on their property.
Private and public schools are encouraged to apply for WHIP funds to create wildlife habitat areas and stream buffers on their school grounds.
To qualify for WHIP, the application must consist of at least one acre of eligible wildlife habitat improvement practices, or at least $300 of WHIP cost-share assistance.
www.md.nrcs.usda.gov /news/newsreleases/nrwhipsignup05.html   (614 words)

  
 NRCS Announces EQIP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
EQIP, WHIP and GRP offer financial and technical assistance to eligible participants to install and implement structural and management practices on eligible agricultural, wildlife and grassland.
WHIP is a voluntary program that encourages creation of high quality wildlife habitats that support wildlife populations of national, state, tribal and local significance.
Through WHIP, the NRCS provides assistance to landowners and others to develop upland, wetland, riparian, and aquatic habitat areas on their property.
lee.ifas.ufl.edu /nrcsannounces.htm   (241 words)

  
 Randolph County, NC Soil and Water - Federal Programs
Cost-share payments may be made to implement one or more eligible structural or vegetative practices, such as animal waste management facilities, terraces, filter strips, tree planting, and permanent wildlife habitat.
WHIP agreements between NRCS and the participant generally last from 5 to 10 years from the date the agreement is signed.
WHIP has proven to be a highly effective and widely accepted program across the country.
www.co.randolph.nc.us /soil_water/federal.htm   (465 words)

  
 Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program Final Rule | NRCS
A proposed rule for WHIP was published in the Federal Register on December 13, 1996 (61 FR 65485) and comments were solicited from the public.
Five comments suggested that WHIP should not be implemented in critical habitats for threatened and endangered species absent safe harbor agreement with the Fish and Wildlife Service, while one comment suggested that such a safe harbor agreement should be included as a component of the WHIP cost-share agreement.
The NRCS intends to focus WHIP funds on private lands and will only enroll public lands in special situations, such as aquatic restoration, where the public land is a small component of a larger habitat restoration effort, or where there is a direct private benefit.
www.nrcs.usda.gov /programs/farmbill/1996/WHIPfinal.html   (9640 words)

  
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To assist states implementing their approved programs, states have received a total of about $470 million in the years 1990-1996 to implement programs, including cost share for demonstration projects, technical assistance, education, training, and enforcement.
USDA implements Swampbuster regulations and the NRCS is the primary agency involved in ensuring compliance with Swampbuster provisions.
The WHIP program, in addition to providing payments, is designed to provide technical assistance to landowners, provide education regarding wildlife needs, and foster a positive public attitude regarding wildlife, wildlife habitat, and land stewardship.
www.nasda-hq.org /nasda/nasda/Foundation/STATE/GA/GEORGIA.TXT   (18001 words)

  
 Tool -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
An implement tends to be a small and relatively simple tool.
An (A device that requires skill for proper use) instrument is a concrete or abstract tool, in particular a refined one.
A (An implement for practical use (especially in a household)) utensil often appears as a tool in a kitchen or dining-room setting.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/to/tool.htm   (920 words)

  
 WHIP | Cutoff Date Set for FY 2005 Funding | Kansas NRCS
WHIP is designed to encourage landowners to develop and protect upland wildlife, wetland wildlife, threatened and endangered species, fish, and other types of wildlife habitat.
The WHIP is a voluntary program for landowners who want to improve wildlife habitat primarily on private land.
More information is available about WHIP and other NRCS programs on the Kansas Programs web page.
www.ks.nrcs.usda.gov /news/releases/whip_2_05.html   (359 words)

  
 WHIP Proposed Rule | NRCS
Through WHIP, CCC provides cost-share assistance to those landowners who wish to integrate wildlife considerations into the overall management of their operations or who simply desire to ``do more for wildlife.'' NRCS, using CCC funds, will implement WHIP in harmony with other programs to achieve more comprehensive advancement of wildlife objectives.
To participate in WHIP, a person must either own the land on which the practices will be implemented or have control and possession of the land for the duration of the contract.
The Chief, NRCS may implement WHIP in any of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands of the United States, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
www.nrcs.usda.gov /programs/farmbill/1996/WHIPrul.html   (5005 words)

  
 Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP) Assists State Wildlife Management Areas with Native Grass Restoration Projects   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Early successional habitats such as grasslands are a priority habitat for WHIP in NJ.
Beginning in 2001 the Division of Fish and Wildlife signed on to implement native grassland restoration projects on various Wildlife Management Areas, including Beaver Brook and Pequest in Warren County, Greenwood Forest in Ocean County and Buckshutem and Cohansey in Cumberland County.
WHIP fact sheets, application forms and NRCS Service Center contact information can be found on the NRCS Web site at www.nj.nrcs.usda.gov.
www.outdoorcentral.com /mc/pr/04/03/15a9.asp   (1092 words)

  
 Conservation Program Deadline Announced| Alaska NRCS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Through EQIP, agricultural producers receive financial and technical help to implement projects that will improve their natural resources such as installing fencing and watering facilities to improve grazing lands; installing grassed waterways and filter strips to reduce erosion; and improving water quality by installing animal waste storage facilities.
WHIP is a voluntary program for private landowners who want to develop or improve wildlife habitat on private lands.
Contact information for NRCS field offices and additional information on WHIP and EQIP is available on-line at www.ak.nrcs.usda.gov or by calling 907-761-7760.
www.ak.nrcs.usda.gov /news/102804.html   (290 words)

  
 WHIP Fact Sheet | Rhode Island NRCS
WHIP is a voluntary program to assist landowners in creating, restoring and enhancing wildlife habitat primarily on private lands.
In order to develop and implement a WHIP Program in Rhode Island, a statewide WHIP Plan was developed.
To participate, a person must either own the land on which WHIP will be implemented, or have control and possession of the land for the duration of the WHIP contract.
www.ri.nrcs.usda.gov /programs/factsheets/WHIP.html   (402 words)

  
 Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program
WHIP is a voluntary program designed to help owners of non-federal lands improve wildlife habitat on their property.
The federally threatened bog turtle is one of the WHIP priorities in New Jersey.
WHIP projects overseen by trained teachers are then eligible to receive up to $2500 in reimbursement of project expenses.
www.state.nj.us /dep/fgw/whipart03.htm   (1290 words)

  
 Agriculture Conservation
In New Jersey, high priorities for WHIP are: certain declining wildlife species, fish habitat enhancements, species impacted by agriculture, and school site habitat development.
More than 130 landowners have implemented WHIP practices on over 5,000 acres: 30 landowners have enhanced habitat for grassland birds; 24 landowners have targeted bobwhite quail; 17 sites have been managed to protect the federally threatened bog turtle; 30 schools now have wildlife habitat sites supported by WHIP.
WHIP applications are ranked according to environmental benefits and cost effectiveness.
www.camdenscd.org /agricult.htm   (508 words)

  
 Chapter Whilst <i>to</i> Whipster of W by Webster's Dictionary (1913 Edition)
One who whips; especially, an officer who inflicts the penalty of legal whipping.
The pivoted or swinging bar to which the traces, or tugs, of a harness are fastened, and by which a carriage, a plow, or other implement or vehicle, is drawn; a whiffletree; a swingletree; a singletree.
Shaped like the lash of a whip; long, slender, round, and tapering; as, a whip- shaped root or stem.
www.bibliomania.com /2/3/257/1214/24522/6.html   (254 words)

  
 Modifications In Performing Animals (Registration) Rules, 2001 - Indlaw News
The Court upheld the Performing Animals (Registration) Rules, 2001 of 26th March, 2001 with regard to the introduction of the new shock absorbing whip and the manner of its use.
(c) the owner shall also ensure that the whip is not used other than either on the quarters in either the forehand or the backhand position or down the shoulder in the backhand position or use the whip with the arm above shoulder height.
The Government in discussions with the representatives of various horse racing organizations/associations on 20th June 2001 agreed that a modification to the Rules would be introduced which would allow the horses being hit 8 times instead of 3 times during the course of the race.
www.indlaw.com /2DEAC78811631F0C68AE2F94E481C3C6   (385 words)

  
 Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program  | Ohio NRCS
WHIP applications will be evaluated based on Ohio wildlife habitat priorities.
In Ohio, WHIP is emphasizing re-establishment of habitat for declining species - wetland and grassland dependent birds, amphibians, reptiles, insects and small mammals.
For more information about WHIP contact your local Natural Resources Conservation Service office for program information and announcements or visit the NRCS at the link below.
www.oh.nrcs.usda.gov /programs/whip/whip_2004.html   (485 words)

  
 Federal Incentives to Help Wildlife
WHIP helps farmers provide habitat for declining wildlife, while also maintaining the farm's economic productivity.
WHIP funds will be appropriated to schools on a competitive cost-share basis for projects that teachers and students undertake to improve wildlife habitat.
Structures may also be placed in the stream to provide shade and additional habitat for insects and algae which form the base of the stream food chain.
www.njfishandwildlife.com /news/fedncntv.htm   (911 words)

  
 WHIP | New Jersey NRCS
Under the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP), NRCS provides technical and financial assistance for creating, enhancing and maintaining wildlife habitat on non-federal lands.
In the Garden State, individual contracts are awarded for projects that target one of the six wildlife habitat categories designated by the State Technical Committee for WHIP in New Jersey.
WHIP has been a popular program for non-federal landowners interested in wildlife habitat management in New Jersey since its inception in 1998.
www.nj.nrcs.usda.gov /programs/whip   (93 words)

  
 whip
Criminals used to be whipped for minor offenses.
The tailor whipped the seams with heavy thread.
a person who uses a whip as part of his or her work, as a driver of horses or a coachman.
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/whip   (493 words)

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