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.
After plans were announced to move Agriculture Department staffers out of Washington, federal workers at two science agencies are quitting in droves, according to The Washington Post.
Newsmax. Wednesday, 22 May 2019 20:25:18 EDT.
Hunter-gatherers in the Philippines who adopt farming work around ten hours a week longer than their forager neighbors, a new study suggests, complicating the idea that agriculture represents progress. ...
Science Daily. Monday, 20 May 2019 11:56:46 EDT.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois agriculture officials are encouraging farmers and agrichemical facilities to save empty chemical containers for recycling late this summer. ...
Washington Times. Thursday, 16 May 2019 05:52:03 -0400.
Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modified (GM) sugarcane, which is expected to be widely used in Brazil in coming years.
Reuters. Wednesday, 15 May 2019 13:28:18 -0400.
Republican lawmakers in the farm belt are standing with President Donald Trump in the wake of an escalating trade war with China, which retaliated on Monday with more tariffs on agricultural goods.
CNBC. Monday, 13 May 2019 19:22 GMT.