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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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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.
I am that moral agriculturist, that cultivating man.
said the moral agriculturist, "I take no credit to myself for this: it is my nature to be orderly, and orderly I am.
It is unnecessary to warn the practised reader, that the sameness of the surface, and the low stands of the spectators, exaggerated the distances; but, as swell appeared after swell, and island succeeded island, there was a disheartening assurance that long, and seemingly interminable, tracts of territory must be passed, before the wishes of the humblest agriculturist could be realised.
Nowadays I'm so drove I get along with the Almanac, the Weekly Argus, and the Maine State Agriculturist.
Fida Nashad stressed upon the students, departments, agriculturists, forest department and people to play role in this regard.
In an effort to maintain a sustainable supply of fodder after the unjust blockade, an increasing number of Qatari agriculturists have expanded their farms to other friendly countries to boost the supply of vegetables and fruits to their homeland.
Meanwhile, a delegation of agriculturists from Balochistan called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and apprised him of the problems being faced by the farmer community in the province.
Representatives of agriculturists and mill owners on the occasion reposed confidence in the minister with the hope that their respective interests will be genuinely protected.
They warned that this situation was to culminate in poverty and annihilation of agriculturists in the province.
The experts said that across Punjab, 63 per cent of agriculturists owned up to five acre and until these growers participated in the main agri production, the country could not become self-sufficient.
Summary: Actors Nana Patekar and Makarand Anaspure pledged to help protesting agriculturists