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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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The heart of the agrarian moral and political enterprise was recognition of the threat posed to traditional communities and ways of life and thought by industrialism and applied science.
Lucey explores the nature, prevalence, prosopography and impact within the county of the agrarian violence and intimidation that ran in tandem with and gave substance to the Land League's moral force methodology and persuasiveness.
In the document, titled "The Comissao Pastoral da Terra analyzes the political situation and evaluates the advances, challenges, and obstacles of the agrarian reform in 2010, the last year of the Era Lula," the bishops venture into a controversy that Brazilians have faced since the 1930s, when the first actions supporting agrarian reform took place in the semi-arid northeast.
In recent years there has been persisting talk of a unification of the Bulgarian agrarian movement, but no results have been achieved this far.
Agrarian reform in Sonora, on the other hand, followed a very different logic, Dwyer argues.
Edited by Zachary Michael Jack (Assistant Professor of English, North Central College), Liberty Hyde Bailey: Essential Agrarian and Environmental Writings is an anthology of essays by horticulturalist and botanist Liberty Hyde Bailey (1858-1954), a premier voice of his era known for helping make nature study a popular subject in U.
By way of critically espousing claims in support of an eclectic paradigm within the scope of community asset building in sago using agrarian societies, it is quite necessary to review the sago palm situation therein; so as to discuss the fundamental aims of promoting sustainable agriculture and participatory rural development in PNG.
WASHINGTON and PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives of 96 member countries of FAO participating in the International Conference on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ICARRD) which concluded today in Porto Alegre recognized "the essential role of agrarian reform and rural development to promote sustainable development" of the planet.
It appears that a growing number of smart, ambitious people are rejecting the lure of lucrative careers for the promise of a simpler agrarian lifestyle.
Salamon presents a clear discussion of the community ethnographic approach, the factors resulting in the selection of the six agrarian towns, and conceptualizes important terms used in her argument which include town, community, neighborhood and the post-agrarian social fabric.
The first, Tiberius, while serving as a plebeian tribune, successfully pushed for an agrarian law stipulating that no land owner should hold more than 500 jugera (one Roman jugerum equaled roughly 5/8 of an acre).
It's often said that an impoverished, poorly educated, agrarian country like China cannot sustain democracy.