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.
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Tyson Foods is recalling about 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips that may be contaminated with metal, the US Department of Agriculture said late on Thursday (March 21).
Straits Times. Friday, 22 Mar 2019 20:32:34 +0800.
French Minister of Agriculture Didier Guillaume said Thursday it was "not possible" for Britain to close its waters to French and other EU fishermen after Brexit.
The Local. Friday, 22 Mar 2019 09:09:34 +0100.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A new Mississippi law says the state Department of Agriculture will not regulate vending machines or "micro markets" that sell prepackaged foods. Gov. ...
Washington Times. Wednesday, 20 Mar 2019 05:09:35 -0400.
Israel's Copia Agro and Food Technologies Fund said on Tuesday it raised $27 million in a funding from institutional and private investors and companies in Israel, Europe, Asia, Africa and the United States.
Reuters. Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019 10:15:22 -0400.
Changes to the human diet prompted by Neolithic advances in agriculture played a role in human jaw evolution that allowed people to pronounce the consonants F and V, researchers say. ...
Yahoo. Friday, 15 Mar 2019 02:20:46 -0400.
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