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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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After graduating in 2013, Luc went to Da Lat to learn about strawberry farming.
There are various ways of implementing farm tourism, such as putting up urban farming and farm schools.'
In fact, almost three out of every four residential farm households lost money in their farming operations.
As USDA points out, these smaller farmers may be farming for reasons other than net income, such as the hope of realizing capital gains, losses from farming to write-off against other income for taxation purposes, and the rural lifestyle.
While farms were historically the backbones to most mutuals, the operation of farming has changed over the years.
This book, Troubled Fields: Men, Emotions, and the Crisis in American Farming, is an anthropological study of the effects of the Farm Crisis in Northwest Oklahoma.
Lindsey Ketchel, director of agriculture programs at Vermont's Intervale Center--which provides startup capital and professional training to aspiring farmers--says that she is witnessing an inspiring increase in the number of young people who want to make a career out of organic farming. "I am probably the most optimistic that I have ever been, and a big part of that is working with these young entrepreneurs and hearing their passions" she says.
She highlights the ways that the general transition from subsistence to commercial farming transformed family relations and gender roles, noting that as men spent more time focusing on market production, women assumed more responsibility pursuing subsistence activities that could maintain their farm families.
TECH SUPPORT Although bear farming in Vietnam has been illegal for years, Eastham notes that the government turned a blind eye to most of these mom-and-pop operations, which have only one or two bears apiece.
Risk-based meal consumption rates are based on average DLC concentrations for fish from each farming region, city, and species of wild Pacific salmon as reported by Hites et al.
They also hope to set an agenda for farming management to protect both the ocean and the tuna.