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Assay

Metal purity test to confirm that the metal meets the standards for trading on a commodities exchange (commodities exchange center).

Assay

To test precious metals for their purity. This is important to commodities and futures involving precious metals, in which the quality of the underlying metals must be specified in the contract.

assay

A test to determine the purity of gold, silver, or other precious metals. Metals used for delivery of futures contracts must be assayed to verify that they meet standards established by the exchange on which the contracts trade.
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In Seattle, the city and local community organizations used a statewide survey of FFN caregiving conducted by the University of Washington to determine where there were gaps in services for FFN care providers and to develop new professional development opportunities.
Embedding efforts to improve FFN care in larger structures and initiatives to support early childhood success.
This group also organized training and information sessions for FFN care providers.
FFN is focused on ensuring young farmers views are fed into the NFF process.
The majority of infants, toddlers and young children in low-income families are in FFN care settings, with care provided by grandparents, aunts, uncles, other relatives, friends and neighbors.
FFN already brings together many of the state-based young farmer organisations, including the youth representatives within many NFF members AgForce QLD, Cattle Council of Australia, NSW Farmers, Victorian Farmers Federation and WAFarmers.
The partnership commences at FFN s Youth Agricultural Central event, taking place in Canberra today and tomorrow.
Through the program, parent educators conduct home visits to FFN caregivers to model early learning activities, conduct health, vision, dental and literacy screenings, offer appropriate books and toys to enhance school readiness and connect caregivers in small groups.
Showcase participants also visited La Escuelita or "The Little School," an idea of SPARK Georgia parents and FFN caregivers who receive home visits, literacy information and training, and links to resources.
School Readiness" program to include establishing an infrastructure to support caregivers providing FFN care.
Moreover, it serves as a critical lifeline that connects FFN providers and children in their care to mainstream supports and opportunities.
Robert Flaherty, Chairman of FFN, explained: "Our bi-monthly event is becoming the leading platform for emerging small cap companies in NYC, giving them tremendous visibility and exposure to a strong investor audience.