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The science of taming the land to grow crops and raise animals for food, clothing or other products.
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the cultivation of the soil for any aspect of farming or horticulture.
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He said provincial governments should also adopt prudent policies in agricultural sector. He also said that government should build big and small dams to provide uninterrupted supply of water to the agricultural lands.
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Pryor uses a wealth of primary and (especially) secondary sources to present a cogent description of how agricultural sectors throughout the world, from the Soviet Union to the Seychelles, were changed by socialism.

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