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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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Aa Some Gulf investors at the conference said they were starting to sit up and take notice of Morocco's farm sector.
There may be a high cost, but the debt suspension scheme is a tool for restructuring the farm sector in terms of production, processing and marketing,'' said the executive director of Thai Rak Thai, Prapat Panyachatraksa, who led a team in talks with BAAC.
Australian Trade Minister Mark Vaile urged Japanese International Trade and Industry Minister Kaoru Yosanoto on Wednesdaya to agree to freer trade in the farm sector, a Japanese official said.
The exodus of millions of workers from the farm sector earlier this century helped fuel the rise of the mighty industrial machine we call America.
With farmland accounting for three-fourths of all assets in the farm sector, the weakness in the land market translated into equity losses of 30 percent in the balance sheet of the farm sector nationwide and 50 percent to 60 percent (nominal dollar terms) in Illinois, Indiana, and Iowa.
The results indicate that whereas the agricultural sector as a whole was overtaxed compared to the non-agriculture sector, the higher income groups in the farm sector were substantially undertaxed as compared to their urban counterparts.
According to the scientists, frequent and careless use of antibiotics by the animal farm sector is resulting in difficulties in treating common bacterial infections and post-surgery infections.
Referring to the farm sector, Rangarajan said: "Farm sector GDP projected to grow at 0.
Meanwhile, capital spending in the farm sector cooled, the bank said, leading to a drop in loan volumes for farm machinery and equipment.
FINANCE minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday projected an ambitious six per cent growth rate for the farm sector during his pre- budget consultations with farm sector experts.
LAHORE, January 08, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Pakistan Cotton Forum (PCF) has appreciated the APTMA efforts in securing free market mechanism for cotton trade by seeking timely intervention from President of Pakistan and helping transfer of Rs200 billion to the farm sector representing cotton.
THE expansion of the Merseyside wind farm sector will involve a diverse set of partners.