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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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It has been already intimated that excises, in their true signification, are too little in unison with the feelings of the people, to admit of great use being made of that mode of taxation; nor, indeed, in the States where almost the sole employment is agriculture, are the objects proper for excise sufficiently numerous to permit very ample collections in that way.
`After all, the sanitation and the agriculture of to-day are still in the rudimentary stage.
While the students are at work upon the land and in erecting buildings, they are taught, by competent instructors, the latest methods of agriculture and the trades connected with building.
In addition to the agricultural training which we give to young men, and the training given to our girls in all the usual domestic employments, we now train a number of girls in agriculture each year.
or swine, or the packing of any of their products, the carcasses or products of which are to become subjects of interstate or foreign commerce, shall make application to the Secretary of Agriculture for inspection of said animals and their products....
Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of the distinction between town and country, by a more equable distribution of the population over the country.
The workshop, conducted by an international expert, had been designed as part of a plan to support the Pakistan Bureau of statistics with the integrated agriculture survey - which the bureau plans to initiate with technical support from FAO.
The 'Build, Build, Build' emphasis sidelined a 'Grow Grow Grow' requirement, especially for agriculture. New roads and bridges are of limited use if there are few products to transport due to ineffective agriculture governance.
During a meeting with Agriculture Minister Zamarak Khan Piralizai, the Chinese diplomat said that under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor the second phase of investment would be in several sectors, including agriculture.
'Mechanization of the agriculture sector is a must as the number of agricultural labourers is decreasing day by day with the influence of industrialization in the country.
'The bulk procurement of fertiliser does not match soil and crop preparedness and hence inconvenience farmers,' said Oparanya during a meeting of CoG and Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri in Mombasa.
Talking to Member of Provincial Assembly Malik Naseer Ahmed Shahwani, he said that agriculture is an important sector of the province and government is making all out efforts to equip this sector with modern technology and ensure every possible assistant to the growers.

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