agriculture has definitions from the fields of economics,business,agriculture,sociology,government
[ noun ] (business,agriculture) a large-scale farming enterprise

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(The Atlanta Constitution...)

The new school_superintendent is Harry_Davis , a veteran agriculture teacher , who defeated Felix_Bush , a school_principal and chairman of the Miller_County_Democratic_Executive_Committee .

(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)

The Farm_Credit_Administration , an independent agency located within the Department_of_Agriculture , supervises and coordinates a cooperative credit_system for agriculture .

(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)

Land_reform programs need to be supplemented with programs for promoting rural credits and technical assistance in agriculture .

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[ noun ] (economics,business,agriculture) the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock


farming husbandry

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(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)

In agriculture , for_example , despite the advances in biology , elaborate rituals tend to persist along with a continued sense of the imminence of some natural disaster .

[ noun ] (government,agriculture) the federal department that administers programs that provide services to farmers (including research and soil conservation and efforts to stabilize the farming economy); created in 1862

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[ noun ] (sociology) the class of people engaged in growing food

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