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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 that the agriculture package of 341 billion rupees for the development of agriculture sector and prosperity of small farmers is unprecedented in the countrys history.
With direct benefit of Rs 147 billion, problems of small farmers would be resolved and welfare of farmers, protection of their interests and promotion of agriculture was one of the top priorities of the government.
In 2012, production agriculture and agriculture-related industries accounted for 432,831 jobs, or about 1 in every 17 jobs in Illinois.
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By passing an AgJOBS bill, our politicians would be providing disincentives to developing new technologies and further harming the agriculture industry in the long term.
When climatic conditions improved around 10,000 years ago, cereal agriculture was adopted immediately," she contends.
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Organic and "sustainable" agriculture is clearly one of the smartest reactions to the ills of modern farming.
In November, 2000, a committee came together to discuss what they all agreed was the number one problem in agriculture education today--the teacher shortage.
Encompassing 58 public and private members, along with a network of 16 international agriculture research centers, the CGIAR focuses on increasing productivity for sustainable agriculture, developing natural resource management, and improving public policies that influence the spread of new technologies affecting agricultural producers.
Consumers, growers, corporations predicted imminent failure when organic agriculture enjoyed the beginning of an American renaissance in the 1970s; nobody believed organic food was important enough to carry its high retail price.

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