Agriculture


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AGRICULTURE. The art of cultivating the earth in order to obtain from it the divers things it can produce; and particularly what is useful to man, as grain, fruit's, cotton, flax, and other things. Domat, Dr. Pub. liv. tit. 14, s. 1, n. 1.

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It has been already intimated that excises, in their true signification, are too little in unison with the feelings of the people, to admit of great use being made of that mode of taxation; nor, indeed, in the States where almost the sole employment is agriculture, are the objects proper for excise sufficiently numerous to permit very ample collections in that way.
While the students are at work upon the land and in erecting buildings, they are taught, by competent instructors, the latest methods of agriculture and the trades connected with building.
In addition to the agricultural training which we give to young men, and the training given to our girls in all the usual domestic employments, we now train a number of girls in agriculture each year.
or swine, or the packing of any of their products, the carcasses or products of which are to become subjects of interstate or foreign commerce, shall make application to the Secretary of Agriculture for inspection of said animals and their products.
Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of the distinction between town and country, by a more equable distribution of the population over the country.
While assistant teachers are needed to relieve some of the workloads of agriculture educators, the hope would be that they might be inspired to go back for their own degrees and become agriculture teachers themselves in the future.
The theory of organic agriculture lies in creating a healthy environment free from synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides; rather than growing in outdoor laboratory conditions, plants reach fruition naturally.
While agriculture is not the only industry that employs large numbers of children, it is certainly the most dangerous.
Here, as Neth says, the value of work, not ownership of consumer goods, undergirded saving and making do as a way of life; people distrusted the market and used "family and community resources to overcome the inequities and hardships of capitalist agriculture.
Ernesto Brovelli of The Coca-Cola Company and the Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform, Brian Milder of Root Capital and Mike Dwyer of the Foreign Agriculture Service of the USDA.
Small farmers will benefit from this initiative in a big way as the smartphones would display agriculture related information to them within no time and would be helpful from sowing to harvest of crops, local weather updates, crop marketing.
I look forward to continuing to partner with my colleagues from across the country as we amplify NASDAs unique voice and engage the administration and Congress to advance the interests of agriculture in the states, said NASDA President and Connecticut Commissioner of Agriculture Steven Reviczky.

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