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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Another is the Government s review of competition legislation (the Harper Review), where the farm sector has outlined its views on misuse of market power and anti-competitive behaviour across the supply chain.
Lamy told Kono that the EU wants to cooperate with Japan on the method and timetable for promoting liberalization of the farm sector.
The challenge now is for the farm sector to act on the review s recommendations, determine what transition to a more unified model might look like and identify a realistic timeframe and process for implementing change, Mr Finlay said.
However, the severity of total impact to the farm sector is still to be determined, said Mr Finlay.
An interim report of the review of farm sector representation by Newgate Communications, presented to the NFF Members Council this week, outlined the results of extensive research within the farm sector over the past six months.
Tyson said that strong export gains were recorded for a wide range of American goods from poultry and wheat in the farm sector to computer chips and other advanced technology products.
Bankers increased investment in agriculture compared to hydropower was natural given expanded scope in the farm sector.
The People's Bank of China said in a statement on its website that the reduction would be effective from June 16, and will apply to banks whose new loans to the farm sector last year exceeded 50 per cent of total new lending for 2014.
An agreement could be signed by the end of the year, which could translate to significant gains for the Australian farm sector.
Speaking from Brunei, Mr Fraser today said that as the trade talks progress, it is critically important that the views of the Australian farm sector are clear to all participating countries and stakeholders.
The offshore wind farm sector is booming across the UK and Europe as more developments spring up.
Mr Laurie s comments come following the release of the ABARES Agricultural Commodity Statistics report for 2011-12 this week, which gave some early Christmas cheer to the farm sector, confirming that the value of farm exports increased by 14.