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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Rosco Vaughn, executive director of the National Council for Agriculture Education, was one of those on the taskforce committee, and he notes that retention of our agriculture teachers is also an issue of concern.
To bypass this predicament, Indian Line and Temple Wilton Farms borrowed from the European and Japanese models in 1986 to establish the first two American Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs.
For just about every labor standard in the book, agriculture is exempt.
Neither Neth nor McMurry, however, regard the capitalization of northern agriculture as inevitable.
NewSeed Advisors is an integrated investment banking and management consulting practice for sustainable agriculture ventures ranging from start-ups establishing their business to growth-stage companies seeking strategic partnerships.
The utilization of agriculture related software applications through smartphones would lay the foundation of smart agriculture and bring modernity to agriculture practices.
Also elected to NASDAs Board of Directors were New Mexico Secretary of Agriculture Jeff Witte (Vice President), Michigan Director of Agriculture Jamie Clover Adams (Second Vice President), and Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles (Secretary-Treasurer).
A Rabi Kissan Mela was also organized at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad where in addition to stalls, agriculture department's float was there to make farming community aware of the use of social media for agriculture information dissemination.
195 trillion or about 2 percent went to agriculture.
The reason explained in this regard by the officials is decisions relating to import and export of agriculture commodities, policy making for agriculture sector, incentivisation of agriculture sector on equal basis conducting research extension of this research to farmers needs it to maintain agriculture subject at federal level.
Noted economist and Washington observer, Jim Wiesemeyer, will set the stage for our look at the Global Forces Shaping Agriculture as he explains the interaction of these global forces and Washington's reaction.
Until now, convincing evidence for ancient agriculture came only from the Middle East (SN: 10/28/00, p.

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