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.
A locust outbreak in Sudan and Eritrea is spreading rapidly along both sides of the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia and Egypt, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said on Friday, flagging a possible threat to crops and food security.
Reuters. Friday, 15 Feb 2019 11:34:08 -0500.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee residents who would like to grow industrial hemp have another week to apply for a license. The state Department of Agriculture says the deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. ...
Washington Times. Friday, 08 Feb 2019 05:09:35 -0500.
A massive release of passive-surveillance satellite data of nighttime lights could help researchers in fields ranging from agriculture to epidemiology.
Science Daily. Thursday, 07 Feb 2019 15:00:05 EST.
One area many people are surprised to see changes from AI is agriculture. Here are 4 ways AI will drive digital transformation in Agriculture.
By Daniel Newman, Contributor. Forbes. Thursday, 7 Feb 2019 13:20:00 -0500.
France's agriculture ministry said Saturday it had traced the remainder of suspect Polish beef imported into the country, adding that some of it had been sold to consumers.
The Local. Sunday, 03 Feb 2019 09:41:07 +0100.
Slovakia's agriculture minister has summoned Polish ambassador to Bratislava over a scandal with thousands of pounds of meat from sick cows that were slaughtered illegally in Poland and exported to 10 other European Union countries.
ABC News. Friday, 01 Feb 2019 07:40:57 -0500.
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