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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.
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.
what is that?" cried a surveyor's chainman, shading his eyes and gazing at the fading line of agriculturist which bisected his visible horizon.
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.--There's the river again; this is the last long hill, and when we get to the top of it we'll see the chimbleys of Riverboro in the distance.
Furthermore, she said reverting agriculture functions to the DA would raise the morale of the municipal agriculturists.
Talking to a delegation of agriculturists that called on him under the leadership of Babu Faiz Sheikh and Zafar Jamote, he said a mechanism would be chalked out to end theft of water from Lasbella Canal for good and to ensure supply of water to agriculture and industrial zones of Hub.
Agriculturists expressed the views at a workshop on 'Introduction of BARI-evolved Modern Technologies' held at seminar room of Regional Agriculture Research Station (RARS) of BARI at Burirhat in Rangpur city on Sunday.
WATER THEFT: Different sub-divisions of the canal irrigation department during a campaign have traced 16 agriculturists allegedly involved in water theft.
SIALKOT -- Pakistan Agriculturists Guild (PAG) for the first time organised a bird show here on Sunday.
As a show of force and to showcase world class Davao cacao and chocolate products, the Davao City Government through the City Agriculturists Office held the Chocolate Capital Expo last March 25-26 at the atrium of Gaisano Mall of Davao.