agriculture

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Agriculture

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

agriculture

the cultivation of the soil for any aspect of farming or horticulture.
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Briones told the BusinessMirror that workers may be leaving the farm sector in droves because of low income.
The Budget has attempted to achieve greater convergence of NREGA with the creation of assets relevant to the farm sector.
farm sector income has risen over the last decade, the role of government programs has evolved.
Summary: Morocco has the resources to press ahead with farm sector reform, even if many foreign investors are unwilling to commit for now, industry officials said.
One of the major ills of Cuba's state-run farm sector is "the excess of nonproductive personnel," Granma conceded Nov 10.
The Doha round has remained deadlocked over differences related to subsidies in the farm sector.
A plenary session of the Tariff Team finally wrapped up the list of primary goods to be exempted from value added tax (VAT) expected to boost the farm sector.
Historically, the first quarter has had the highest farm jobless rate, Grammy said, adding that he anticipates the next several months should see greater employment in the farm sector as crop harvest gets into high gear.
Our forestry sector is in worse shape than the farm sector.
French President Jacques Chirac is refusing to agree to any cuts in the level of payments to farmers, rejecting a proposed euro 8 billion cut in the budget for the EU25's farm sector that would result from using it also to fund payments to Romanian and Bulgarian farmers.
Most proposals by the Tenancy Reform Industry Group to boost the tenant farm sector have been accepted by Defra, including changes to legislation.
Mr O'Rourke declared: "The farm sector is in crisis, and a high-level group on farm incomes is required as a matter of urgency to develop solutions to the problems facing the industry.