agriculture agriculture  /ˈæ ɡrɪ ˌkəl tʃər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
  2. (n) the class of people engaged in growing food
  3. (n) a large-scale farming enterprise
  4. (n) 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

Usage(s):

  1. The American Farm Bureau Federation has long waged a gallantand losingwar against heavy-handed Government controls on agriculture.
  2. Adding another former rival to his administration, Barack Obama has nominated former Iowa governor Tom Vilsack to be the next secretary of agriculture.

News

  1. Agriculture a key player in Oregon Counties

    By KTVL Staff/KTVL.com MEDFORD, Ore -- Oregon's agriculture sales were up 3.4 percent in 2012. Sales pulled in $5.8 billion, a record high for the state. One county in our region, Klamath County, made the top 10 list for dollars pulled in. ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KTVL Medford

  2. Media Advisory: Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz to Discuss Trade Mission to Hong Kong and China

    On Friday, June 14, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will be available to speak to media via teleconference about his agriculture trade mission to Hong Kong and China.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Agriculture industry struggling to recover from drought

    Amarillo, Texas - The drought continues to cause big problems in the Texas panhandle. Since the major drought in 2011 the agriculture industry has struggled to recover.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KFDA-TV Amarillo

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Quotes

  1. "Global commitments on food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture are part of a wider agenda that will help address the critical issues raised in this report," Unicef Executive Director Ann Veneman said.
    on Nov 12, 2009 By: Ann M Veneman Source: Business Mirror

  2. "She did such a great job with the glittering generalities and filling the room with her presence that people didn't care what she said about agriculture," Halcro said. "Palin's a master at spending 45 seconds telling you what color the sky...
    on Oct 1, 2008 By: Andrew Halcro Source: Corpus Christi Caller Times

  3. "The EPA's misguided plan paints a big target on the backs of Texas agriculture and energy producers and the hundreds of thousands of Texans they employ," Gov. Rick Perry said. "This legal action is being taken to protect the Texas economy...
    on Feb 16, 2010 By: Rick Perry Source: ABC News

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