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 (chĕk′ôf′, -ŏf′)
Collection of dues from members of a union by authorized deduction from their wages.


(ˈtʃɛkˌɔf, -ˌɒf)

1. the collection of union dues by employers through deductions from wages.
2. a voluntary contribution from one's income tax, as for a political campaign fund.
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ARGA says changes need to be made in how rice farmer check-off dollars are used to promote consumption.
Rice Producers Association, questions what has been achieved with the $10 million in Arkansas check-off dollars during the past five years.
The partnership's objectives dovetail nicely with those of the Soybean Board's Better Bean Initiative (BBI), a program launched in the late 1990s that allocates soybean farmer check-off dollars for the development of varieties that better meet the needs of the food and feed industries.