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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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These mandis are expected to enable the corporates to buy directly from the farmers if they offer a better price and will provide an alternative to the government- regulated mandis which function under the Agricultural Produce and Marketing Act ( APMC).
The European Commission approved 26 programmes on June 14 in twelve Member States identifying quality agricultural produce and promoting marketing in the European Union.
According to declarations made by top five bureaucrats in Bihar -- Anup Mukherjee, Chief Secretary, Neelmani, Director General of Police, Aamir Subhani, Home Secretary, Afzal Amanullah, Principal Secretary, and Ashok Kumar Sinha, Commissioner, Agricultural Produce -- all have old cars -- some as old as 33 years.
The government in Belling will take steps to prevent a flood of imported agricultural produce that would disrupt the farming economy--for instance, no more than 5 per cent of grain consumption is to be imported for reasons of national security--and it is replacing fees with a unified tax.
'Smallholder farmers currently have challenges exporting individually, consequently, there are not enough exporters of agricultural produce,' they said.
According to Yeh, Taiwan sold US$313.99 million worth of agricultural products to Hong Kong in 2017, making the territory the fifth largest buyer of the nation's agricultural produce.
We have written letters to Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) and warned them to not buy any sugar that comes from Pakistan or else we would have to deal with them in our own way," Deshpande said.
Established few months before, the market committee has the jurisdiction to govern the regulation of the purchase and sale of agricultural produce. Its authority includes to manage the market and issue licenses to dealers/wholesalers/ and brokers to operate within the market.
Summary: Syrian authorities finally allowed trucks to carry Lebanese potatoes and bananas into Syria Tuesday after prohibiting the entry of Lebanon's agricultural produce.
Three new designations of agricultural produce and foods have been added to the Community list of protected designations of origin and protected geographic indications.
Montserrat's Department of Agriculture has imported a quantity of Irish potato seedlings as part of its efforts to reduce the imports of agricultural produce, reports CANA (December 10, 2000).

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