from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Farming engaged in as a large-scale business operation embracing the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural products and the manufacture of farm machinery, equipment, and supplies.
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- n. big business connected to agriculture, either owning or operating large scale farms, or catering to those who do.
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- n. a large-scale farming enterprise
It was the puppy mills and their pals in agribusiness that lobbied state lawmakers to refer a measure to the ballot to take away voting rights in the state and make sure only politicians, not citizens, could make decisions on animal issues.
Their efforts purportedly help those in agribusiness, but new government data demonstrate otherwise.
Unaccountable to the public -- except those in agribusiness -- these agents employ a secret arsenal that would make any mercenary army proud: helicopters, airplanes, guns, poisons, traps, snares, and wildlife-chasing hounds.
If you don't fall into either of those categories, you might want to increase your stock in German agribusiness giant Bayer.
How we get there, over the interests of the health insurance industry, big pharma (who are perfectly happy with lots of people with chronic health problems brought on by unhealthy lifestyles) and agribusiness is the problem. jayackroyd
Latin American agribusiness development S. A: Shrimp farm loan proposal (Teaching and learning paper series) by Oliver Nuyens
That Canadian agribusiness is globally competitive; we have advantages and we should use them to fuel growth; and,
Guard units called agribusiness development teams (ADTs).
Emerson’s plan to outlaw climate science for agribusiness is no surprise — she has received $952,084 from the sector, far more than any other, and has attacked the regulation of greenhouse gases before.
By consolidating agricultural interests into what was to be termed agribusiness, creating genetically modified organisms out of heritage seeds with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation, patenting the new seeds, and making sure that these new seeds are force-fed to U.S. farmers as well as the rest of the world.
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