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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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Further, the number of farmers in the area has been declining, resulting in less cultivation of the land (which quickly reverts to brush when not cultivated).
He demanded that the registration process should be simplified and ban on the cultivation of the land in the affected areas should be ended.
Once the harvest was safely gathered in, our arable farmers would re-commence the cultivation of the land for the next year's crops.