agribusiness agribusiness  /ˈæ ɡrə ˌbɪz nəs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a large-scale farming enterprise

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In India at least, Navdanya sets an eco-friendly standard that agribusiness must show it can outperform.
  2. Think of the ascendancy of corporate agribusiness over family farms.
  3. John McCain was the rare candidate who vehemently opposed ethanol as an outrageous agribusiness boondoggle, which is why he skipped Iowa in 2000.

News

  1. Grain News

    St. Paul, MN— Robert Deraas , a veteran food and agribusiness leader, has been named president of CHS Sunflower , a value-added business of CHS Inc. , the nation’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and an energy, grains and foods company.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Grainnet.com

  2. Senators who write farm bill fine print reap agribusiness campaign cash

    The top Senate recipients of agribusiness campaign cash between 2008 and 2012 largely hail from farm states, with senators from South Carolina, Kentucky, Michigan and Kansas topping the list.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. International Leaders in Food and Agribusiness Convene to Engage Students in the Challenge to Feed the World

    ATLANTA, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Food and Agribusiness Management Association ( IFAMA ) today announced its plans to live stream general sessions of the 23 rd Annual World Forum ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. Speaking at a Chicago news conference, Obama said his administration's policies at the Agriculture and Interior departments would be "designed to serve not big agribusiness or Washington influence-peddlers but family farmers and the American...
    on Dec 17, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  2. Dingell said: "It's nothing more than a favor to big agribusiness at the expense of the public health and communities living near these facilities."
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: John Dingell Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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