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The science of taming the land to grow crops and raise animals for food, clothing or other products.


the cultivation of the soil for any aspect of farming or horticulture.
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That left them eating poorer quality food, and stuck on their denuded island, unable to hunt porpoise or achieve an agricultural surplus.
on the other hand, delivers its aid in the form of agricultural surplus, which allows the U.
The people of Western Europe began to evolve a different type of society, one based not on an agricultural surplus but on a technology that enabled them to reproduce their resources indefinitely.
Almost each state has some agricultural surplus and some farm land," he said.

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