from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The science, art, and business of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock; farming.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The cultivation of the ground; especially, cultivation with the plow and in large areas in order to raise food for man and beast; husbandry; tillage; farming.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The art or science of cultivating the ground, including the harvesting of crops, and the rearing and management of live stock; tillage; husbandry; farming.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The art or science of
cultivatingthe ground, including the harvestingof crops, and the rearingand management of livestock; tillage; husbandry; farming.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a large-scale farming enterprise
- noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
- noun the federal department that administers programs that provide services to farmers (including research and soil conservation and efforts to stabilize the farming economy); created in 1862
- noun the class of people engaged in growing food
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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It is incipient agriculture, but should be carefully distinguished from the _field agriculture_ in which extensive pieces of land are subdued by the plough.
The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2) with some account of Ancient America and the Spanish Conquest John Fiske 1871
A lot of the property, especially in agriculture, is now in the hands of worker and peasant cooperatives. ajay Says:
Technology in agriculture is an emotional topic and there are organizations or individuals who generally oppose modern agriculture or biotechnology.
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Uspaskich, who has investments in agriculture, is known throughout Lithuania as the Gherkin King.
In 1967, he received a Bachelor's degree in agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan.
At a time when global trade in agriculture is in disarray, the U.S. and Canada agreed to a number of liberalizing policies that will ease trade distortions for our farmers.
So, the basic thing in agriculture is to start with the soil itself, and see that every mineral requirement is there to produce the proper type of plant life, and if every mineral required is there, then you can produce the right kind of feed for human and for animal consumption.
Well, one of the things we have learned in agriculture is to test our soil, to see if there be any mineral deficiencies.
Scientific research as the Russians have adopted it in agriculture is something that we must copy.
Commercial Russia 1917
Unfortunately, the agriculture is the biggest exception and the EU forces some other exceptions too.
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