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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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Those are my principles as a moral agriculturist. Principles which admit of trickery?
"Mind!" said the moral agriculturist, "I take no credit to myself for this: it is my nature to be orderly, and orderly I am.
These valleys must form the grand points of commencement of the future settlement of the country; but there must be many such, en folded in the embraces of these lower ranges of mountains; which, though at present they lie waste and uninhabited, and to the eye of the trader and trapper, present but barren wastes, would, in the hands of skilful agriculturists and husbandmen, soon assume a different aspect, and teem with waving crops, or be covered with flocks and herds.
Distracted hens in coops occupied spots where formerly stood chairs supporting sedate agriculturists. The chimney-corner and once blazing hearth was now filled with inverted beehives, in which the hens laid their eggs; while out of doors the plots that each succeeding householder had carefully shaped with his spade were torn by the cocks in wildest fashion.
The Moors were essentially a tolerant, broad-minded, liberal race of agriculturists, artisans and merchants--the very type of people that has made possible such civilization as we find today in America and Europe--while the Spaniards--"
I have hopes of turning this race into the greatest agriculturists of Pellucidar.
Provincial Agriculturist Norma Lagmay said the prolonged drought had caused the drying up of planted fruit-bearing trees and vegetable crops.
Indicted were former regional executive director Constancio Maghanoy Jr., former administrative division chief and bids and awards committee (BAC) chair Isagani Basco, former finance division chief and BAC vice chair Alma Mahinay, former research division chief Alfredo Cayabyab, former livestock division chief Rafael Mercado, former engineering division officer in charge Larry Pineda, former regional corn program coordinator and technical working group chair Herna Palma, senior agriculturists Rosalinda Mediano, Melani Provido and Isabelita Buduan, agriculturist Lelisa Lascuna, and administrative officer Marie Ann Constantino.
For its part, the City Agriculturist Office said it will urge the Cebu City Council to pass a resolution to provide more funds to buy water hoses and drums for distribution to mountain barangays and assist farmers there during the dry season.
The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist ended up collecting only P1.2 million in fees from 2007 to 2009.
Plaza who has dispatched officials and technical personnel of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPAG) to conduct a town-to-town survey with the objective of designating a wider plantation area of white and yellow corn in year next year.

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