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Definition of Agriculture

Agriculture

  1. The art or science of cultivating the ground, including the harvesting of crops, and the rearing and management of live stock; tillage; husbandry; farming.

Agriculture Quotations

If you're using first-class land for biofuels, then you're competing with the growing of food. And so you're actually spiking food prices by moving energy production into agriculture.
Bill Gates

The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government.
Milton Friedman

With the introduction of agriculture mankind entered upon a long period of meanness, misery, and madness, from which they are only now being freed by the beneficent operation of the machine.
Bertrand Russell

Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call her own.
Samuel Johnson

True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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Agriculture Translations

agriculture in Dutch is akkerbouw
agriculture in French is agriculture, agronomie
agriculture in German is Ackerbau {m}, Landwirtschaft {f}
agriculture in Italian is agricoltura
agriculture in Portuguese is agricultura
agriculture in Spanish is agricultura

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