agronomy agronomy

Definition(s):

  • (n) the application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Equally adept at agronomy and foiling the police, Oregon's pot farmers turned home-grown weed into a profitable racket by developing their unique sinsemillas hybrid.
  2. At 20 he entered Utah Agricultural College, stayed on to teach, made himself an expert in agronomy.
  3. Illinois College of Agriculture at Urbana in 1928, went back next year to take a master's degree in agronomy.

News

  1. Local 4-H clubs to visit Agronomy Research Center July 10

    MOUNT CARROLL — Carroll, Lee and Whiteside County 4-H clubs will travel to the Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center on July 10.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Journal-Standard

  2. Grain News

    St. Paul, MN— CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), an energy grains and foods company and the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative, and Elburn Cooperative , an integrated grain and ag retail company headquartered in Sycamore, Ill., announced June 13 creation of a joint venture company which will offer agronomy retail products and services.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Grainnet.com

  3. Weather delays planting but crops better than past few years

    Sam Atwell, agronomy specialist for New Madrid County University of Missouri Extension and Southeast Region, looks at the wheat crop in a field near New Madrid. Wheat lodged in many fields throughout the area following recent high winds and heavy rainfall.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Standard Democrat

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Quotes

  1. "With all of the changes they have made at Oakmont, this is the finest golf course in the world," said Miller, who called the US Open-record 8-under-par 63 he shot at Oakmont in '73 the greatest round he has ever seen. "The agronomy, the way...
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: Johnny Miller Source: Myrtle Beach Sun News

  2. "The new Carver Visitor's Center is a fitting tribute to one of American's great scientists and remarkable humanitarians," Blunt said. "He gave new insights into nature's secrets of botany and agronomy. In the new classroom that is in the...
    on Aug 9, 2007 By: Roy Blunt Source: Carthage Press

  3. "It was on a 56-acre farm in Howard County that I learned agronomy," Borlaug said. "Not in a book."
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Norman Borlaug Source: DesMoinesRegister.com

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