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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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Education is needed for potential entrepreneurs in all aspects of the business to ensure successful and viable small stock farming, he added.
He stressed on the research on developing crop-live stock farming system based on integrated food-fodder, breed-health and bio-security management.
In addition to recommending the definition of a common external and development policy that builds in the climate factor, the report makes suggestions in the areas of energy, mobility and transport, tourism and cultural heritage, the Emission Trading Scheme (ETS), agriculture and stock farming, forestry, soil protection, water management, fisheries, waste and natural resources, health, growth and employment (developing the potential of clean technologies), encouragement of future technologies, education and training, information and public awareness.
Formerly a pharmacist, he turned his talents to stock farming and now plans to retire, prompted mainly by 'incessant red tape and paperwork', said Richard Brooks of the selling agents, Lane Fox.
Anticipating a sharp cutback in public works projects, company President Yuji Sato, 59, entered stock farming in 1994.