Protective Advance [Agriculture] Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 CFR 761.2 [Title 7 – Agriculture, Subtitle B - Regulations of the Department of Agriculture, Chapter VII - Farm Service Agency, Department of Agriculture, Subchapter D - Special Programs, Part 761 - General Program Administration, Subpart A - General Provisions], “protective advance is an advance made by the Agency or a lender to protect or preserve the collateral from loss or deterioration.”