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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Compensable losses include as well pest infestation caused by nematodes, symphylans, slugs and snails, sow bugs and pillbugs, parasitic higher plants and other parasites and loss of life and/or injury to the qualified agrarian reform beneficiary due to accident or any of the aforementioned causes.
The play, like the sonnets, uses agrarian profit and loss logics to make sense of the uses of landscape before and after invasion; by situating husbandry at the center of politics, the play seeks "to rationalize the land it dramatizes through the replacement of social welfare with economic gain" (88).
has already adopted a law "On agrarian co-operatives".
The line of sight around this paradoxical impasse of his main problematic is the agrarian vision, a lifeworld shift that we already have embedded in our national environmental heritage throughout American agricultural history and in visionaries like Thomas Jefferson and Wendell Berry.
This work is thus a general history of the Swedish society but seen from the agrarian perspective.
The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Programme (CARP), passed in 1988, during the time of former president Corazon Aquino, says there is no need to make a choice between land distribution and stock option if the stock option fails (in two years), as the sugar farmers have complained before the agrarian reform department in 2003, explained Agrarian Reform Secretary de los Reyes.
Bulgaria now has as many as 19 agrarian parties, with some in coalition with Bulgarian transition arch-rivals Union of Democratic Forces and Bulgarian Socialist Party.
Instead of dropping out, today's agrarian spirits are digging in, pioneering new ways of combining modern technologies and ancient practices in an effort to root the organic ethic firmly in the mainstream.
His thesis is that individualism and competitiveness were not ingrained social values and that traditional Castilian agrarian society did not begin to catch up with the modern world until the mid 1970s (after the death of Franco).
In addition to the Certification Program for Communal Property Rights (Procede) and the Land and Young Rural Achievement Fund that are currently in place, the secretariat expects the regulatory proposals of the National Consultative Council for the Agrarian Sector (Conacosa) will be approved next session by the Mexican Congress.
In Newcomers to Old Towns: Suburbanization of the Heartland, anthropologist Sonya Salamon provides an examination of rural community change in six midwestern agrarian towns located in Illinois.
The first, Tiberius, while serving as a plebeian tribune, successfully pushed for an agrarian law stipulating that no land owner should hold more than 500 jugera (one Roman jugerum equaled roughly 5/8 of an acre).