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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In 2005, however, the Presidential Agrarian Reform Council (PARC) scrapped the stock option and ordered the estate distributed to the farmers.
Municipal Agrarian Reform Program Officer (MARPO) Melma Hortelano distributed the certificates and subsequently installed the farmers, with the assistance of DAR Bago City personnel Marvin Rubio and Doanne Consumo.
" The process of agrarian reform from coverage of land, to awarding, to the beneficiaries finally getting to till their own land can take years and can be delayed by legal challenges and security risks from theformer landowners.
Recep Bazarov became the leader of the Agrarian Party, according to the results of voting, conducted on alternative basis.
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.
In recent years there has been persisting talk of a unification of the Bulgarian agrarian movement, but no results have been achieved this far.
Reciprocity was the key factor in these pre-modern agrarian societies that required participation and cooperation for their survival.
By testing the neighborhood hypothesis which concerned the process of the towns functioning as class-segregated neighborhoods in a small-city commuting zone, Salamon supports her thesis of the emerging post-agrarian community landscape by revealing the differentiation among the agrarian towns, the population specialization within the agrarian towns, and features of the emerging post-agrarian social fabric.
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).
Many of the American Founders, likewise, acutely aware of classical precedents, preferred the independence and virtue of an agrarian population schooled in pietas to the landless, degenerate mob whose instability and venality came to haunt ancient Rome.
Economically viable means that the farmer needs to receive a fair wage for his/her efforts/products, food is still available to the consumer at a reasonable cost, and our rural agrarian communities remain viable.