agriculture

  1. a large-scale farming enterprise
  2. the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
  3. the federal department that administers programs that provide services to farmers (including research and soil conservation and efforts to stabilize the farming economy); created in 1862
  4. the class of people engaged in growing food

agriculture

(Living things in their environment) the use of land for growing crops and raising lifestock

Agriculture

Agriculture is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi, and other life forms for food, fiber, biofuel, medicinals and other products used to sustain and enhance human life. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that nurtured the development ...
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Agriculture

The art and science of cultivating land for production of food.
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Agriculture

• (n.) The art or science of cultivating the ground, including the harvesting of crops, and the rearing and management of live stock; tillage; husbandry; farming.
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agriculture

noun the class of people engaged in growing food
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agriculture

Click images to enlargeThe practice of farming, including the cultivation of the soil (for raising crops) and the raising of domesticated animals. The units for managing agricultural production vary from smallholdings and individually owned farms to corporate-run farms and collective farms run by entire communities or...
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Agriculture

[Chinese mythology] Agriculture is an important theme in Chinese mythology. There are many myths about the invention of agriculture that have been told or written about in China (Yang 2005:70). Chinese mythology refers to those myths found in the historical geographic area of China. This includes myths in Chinese and other languages, as tra...
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Agriculture

Ag'ri·cul`ture noun [ Latin agricultura ; ager field + cultura cultivation: confer French agriculture . See Acre and Culture .] The art or science of cultivating the ground, including the harvesting of crops, and the rearing and management of live stock; till...
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agriculture

agriculture 1. The science and art of cultivating the soil; including the allied pursuits of gathering in the crops and rearing live stock; tillage, husbandry, farming (in the widest sense). 2. The science, art, and business of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock; farming.
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Agriculture

Agriculture is the art of cultivating the ground, more especially with the plough and in large areas or fields, in order to raise grain and other crops for man and beast; including the art of preparing the soil, sowing and planting seeds, removing the crops, and also the raising and feeding of cattle or other live stock. This art is the basis of al...
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Agriculture

Agriculture is the science or art of farming. That is cultivating the soil, harvesting crops and rearing animals.
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agriculture

agriculture, agronomy A career in the production of plants and animals useful to humans, involving soil cultivation and the breeding and management of crops and livestock.
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agriculture

agriculture, science and practice of producing crops and livestock from the natural resources of the earth. The primary aim of agriculture is to cause the land to produce more abundantly and at the same time to protect it from deterioration and misuse. The diverse branches of modern agriculture incl...
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Agriculture

In the broadest sense, this sector of the economy includes crop farming, animal breeding, hunting, fishing and forestry. The classification of French activities establishes a distinction between agricultural activity (exploitation of natural resources to produce various crops and livestock), forestry and fishing activity (professional exploitation ...
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Agriculture

Production that relies essentially on the growth and nurturing of plants and animals, especially for food, usually with land as an important input; farming. Contrasts with manufacturing.
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Agriculture

The art and science of cultivating land for production of food.
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agriculture

The science of raising plants and/or animals for food, clothing or other useful products. ... (06 May 1997) ...
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Agriculture

the technology of large-scale farming using ploughs harnessed to animals or more powerful sources of energy
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agriculture

[n] - the class of people engaged in growing food
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