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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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He said he utilised his passion in farming because when it collapsed he ventured into small stock farming, and kept Savanna breeds, Kalahari red and Boer goat.
Few colonies were established as pastoral ventures from the start and it was usually growing demand from the metropole or some sector of the global trading network that sparked the shift to commercial stock farming.
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.
I am stunned by the silence from the media concerning this, at a time when we are on the brink of seeing our stock farming industry disappearing.