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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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Careers for agricultural systems graduates have expanded far beyond mechanization.
15]N studies on wheat are reflected in other agricultural systems.
Editors Del Grosso, Ahuja, and Parton present readers with a collection of academic and expert contributions on a wide variety of contemporary advances in the modeling of complex agricultural systems and their outputs.
The inevitable crisis stemmed from the confluence of three key factors: ever increasing energy demands, increasingly limited water resources, and climate change, said Tony Bywater, Lincoln University Professor of Agricultural Systems.
It will be given annually to support a student majoring in Agricultural Systems Management in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri.
Snyder graduated from Ohio State University with a bachelor's degree in crop science and agricultural systems management.
Autar Mattoo, a plant physiologist with ARS's Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory in Beltsville, Maryland, and his colleagues placed samples of the alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii in airtight "photo cells" and had them launched in a Russian-made Soyuz space capsule from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Numerous opportunities exist for intensifying agricultural systems across the continent, and recent production successes using improved varieties of cassava, rice, and hybrid maize show that there are effective technologies that can be put to use while new R&D continues.
Completion of the Agricultural Systems Revamping building stage2.
The massive application of chemicals affected agricultural systems and the health of the farmers and their families, said the expert, who noted that Cuban workers are carrying out training and advising initiatives at Venezuelan farms in an effort to pave the way for the introduction o f new technology that favours the protection of the soils and the environment.
The aid we are giving today is in addition to our efforts to reinforce Senegal's agricultural systems and make the Sahel region countries more resistant to external shocks," Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs explained.
WASHINGTON -- Eating Planet, a report from the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition, highlights current challenges facing global food and agricultural systems.

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