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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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Animal or vegetable oils and their cleavage products, prepared edible fats, animal or vegetable waxes werethe leading agricultural commodity exports in the third quarter, accounting for the largest share of 27 percent valued at $433.
In order to more fully and effectively explain the effects of financial services and fiscal incentives on agricultural production efficiency, this article will improve the existing research from the following two aspects: First, using financial services and fiscal incentives as explanatory variables, comprehensively and systematically investigates the influential effect of financial and fiscal support to agriculture on agricultural production efficiency; Second, using the super efficiency DEA model and the system generalized method of moment estimator (GMM), effectively controls endogenous explanatory variable problems to ensure the accuracy of the estimation results.
The elder Rodriguez, chairman of the House ad hoc committee on the Bangsa Moro Basic Law, said 15 years after Congress enacted Republic Act 8559, otherwise known as the "Philippine Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Act of 1998," the Philippine Agricultural Engineering Profession faces many technological developments, global issues and concerns that need to respond and align for it to become more competitive.
Rosencrans and Martin (1997) stated that a majority of Iowa secondary teachers believed stand-alone courses in agricultural mechanics were a critical component of agricultural education programs.
Total utilised agricultural area by agricultural holdings is 315,863 ha and from the total number of holdings, 58.
The Department of Agricultural Education was home to agricultural communications when an option in agricultural communications was first offered at TTU.
Speaking to the AA, Gulsever said that better quality, richness in diversity and investments made in new agricultural facilities all contributed to the significant increase in exports of agricultural products from Denizli.
On the surface, the claim that native-born Americans will not perform seasonal agricultural work and other "hard labor" jobs appears true.
How are EU agricultural policies and goals different from the United States?
Gehl, Gehl Company chairman and CEO, says, "The decision to discontinue the agricultural implement product lines is a response to the ongoing reduction of the Company's traditional dairy farmer customer base and the resultant decline in the Company's sales and earnings of its implement product lines.
Arcury of Wake Forest University, and Joan Rothlein of Oregon Health & Science University, with their colleagues, report modest differences in neurobehavioral perfomance between young children from agricultural communities and those from nonagricultural communities.
At the end of July, Europe and America agreed to slash their agricultural subsidies, which have been blamed for driving Third World farmers out of business.

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