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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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I would like to put it [on] record that for the first two Aquino presidents, we supported them, our family in Davao,' the President said in a speech during a ceremony for the distribution of 87,648 hectares of land to farmers from Central Luzon, Calabarzon and Mimaropa regions at the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Quezon City.
The farmer-beneficiaries were given the certificate of land ownership awards (CLOAs) to 385.1958 hectares of land processed under the voluntary offer to sell scheme of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program.
Under the Accessible Funds For Delivery to Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (AFFORD-ARBs) Program, ARBs may avail themselves loans to finance production of rice, corn, and high-value crops, as well as the acquisition of small farm implements.
As part of its mandate to help farmers make their parcels of land become productive to improve their lives, DAR also provided common service facilities to various agrarian reform beneficiaries organizations (ARBO).
Malsi added the premature occupation of land, even by potential agrarian reform beneficaries, is against the law and can lead to disqualification from CARP.
The meeting was opened by the members of the organizational committee for the founding conference of the party, who congratulated the audience with a historic event for the country - the creation of the Agrarian Party.
It is an enlightening and comprehensive narrative of the development of agriculture and the agrarian society of the entire period, from the first vestiges of agricultural activities around 4000 BC up to the present.
Aquino has already divested his interests at the Hacienda Luisita Inc (HLI), Valte said, adding that Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio delos Reyes and Solicitor General Jose Anselmo Cadiz have discussed with the president their decision to appeal the Supreme Court's ruling.
This was announced by the chairman of the Agrarian People's Union Stefan Lichev Monday, who said his party is conducting talks with other formations for a joint appearance in the upcoming elections.
His theoretical goal is to historicize neoclassical arguments about the role of the individual as a historical agent and especially about the farmer in traditional agrarian Castilian society.
In Newcomers to Old Towns: Suburbanization of the Heartland, anthropologist Sonya Salamon provides an examination of rural community change in six midwestern agrarian towns located in Illinois.