The word agriculture is a noun. Agriculture means (1) the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock, (2) a large-scale farming enterprise, (3) the class of people engaged in growing food.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word agriculture.
This federal agency provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture, a successor to the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, is an agency within the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. They respond to issues such as improving agricultural productivity, creating new products, keeping rural communities vital, and much more. The programs and information about the grants they offer are on the website.
Browse this agricultural consultant guide and directory to learn about agricultural consultants in the United States of America. The photograph on this page depicts a farmer growing corn in a cornfield.
This agricultural consultant page comprises information about agricultural consulting careers in the United States of America plus a photo of an agronomist inspecting a corn plant.
Civilization was first noted in Asia about 6,000 years ago, when the Fertile Crescent area of the Middle East was initially settled and agriculture was introduced to the continent.
In 1961, President Kennedy established the U.S. Agency for International Development. USAID is an independent federal government agency that receives foreign policy guidance from the State Department. The website has links to some of the projects that USAID is engaged in, which include initiatives in healthcare, agriculture and economic development. There is also a link to careers with USAID.
The following articles provide recent agriculture-related news.
Scientists agree that changes in land use such as deforestation, not just emissions of greenhouse gases, can play a significant role altering the world's climate systems. ...
Science Daily. Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018 12:32:51 EST.
Agriculture generates hundreds of millions of dollars per year for this nation. But with water being diverted to Cape Town and expected to run out in April, farmers are preparing for the worst.
Peter Granitz. NPR. Sunday, 04 Feb 2018 08:09:00 -0500.
This paper examines the heavily supported Swiss food and agriculture sector. It reviews some of the key features and trends in the sector and reveals its low relative labour productivity in international comparison.
OECD. Acquired Saturday, 03 Feb 2018.
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