Agriculture

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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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Because residential farming operations look more like urban households than larger farming operations, they demand a different set of goods, services, and financing.
Farming became an increasingly industrial enterprise, often with the encouragement of government and the cooperative extensions services of the state.
This isn't some 'experience' I'm having," Pierce says of her commitment to farming.
Tuna farming developed out of purse seining or deep-sea netting.
Salmon farming pollutes ocean shorelines and is slowly depleting the oceans of fish.
Other tax benefits are available for certain products produced by a farming business and the preproduction costs inherent in the farming industry.
In the backwoods where farming and markets were more uncertain, the rent was usually paid as a portion of the crop or sometimes by clearing a specified number of acres per year.
If conventional farming systems are not modified, the loss of valuable topsoil will continue, and in the long term, productivity will decline, says Reganold.
We are honored to receive this award as an affirmation of the commitment throughout our farming community to manage the waste we produce in an environmentally responsible way," Marie Audet said.
The information gathered by the professional farm manager/consultant is utilized effectively when working with a farm operator as to the selection of seed, crop protection inputs, fertility programs, as well as the use of site specific technology and modern farming equipment.