Agriculture

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Agriculture

The production of food through the raising of crops and/or animals. The development of agriculture approximately 9,000 years ago is considered to be one of the most important revolutions in human thinking, one that made civilization possible. The trade of agricultural products, such as wheat or coffee, gave rise to the first exchanges. Even now, agricultural products are among the most important commodities that are traded. Very often, agriculture may only be performed in certain areas. Zoning laws regulate where farming and ranching may or may not take place. See also: Agribusiness.
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To have my contribution to the industry recognised is a tremendous honour, and receiving the MBE will recognise the part that I have played with others within the agricultural industry in Wales, who have together worked tirelessly to help the industry stand the test of time and to a position where it can now prosper.
One hundred and fifty years later, our nation's agricultural industry is still engaged in exploitative labor practices that are economically unnecessary," said Dan Stein, president of FAIR.
In July 1996 she was awarded associateship of the Royal Agricultural Societies in recognition of her achievement in the agricultural industry.
Applications for MicroBurst-enabled devices targeted for the agricultural industry include the monitoring of security systems, pump failure and water levels in wells and waste lagoons, power outage, and temperature and humidity in greenhouses.
agricultural industry has become the most productive in the world by harnessing new technologies to reduce costs and improve yields," said Hawk Aerial CEO Kevin Gould.
Mr Jones said: "Mary was nominated for this award on the basis of the excellent service she has provided to the agricultural industry in Carmarthenshire and throughout Wales during her career in the world of agri-politics.
The organization of educational services consisting in ensuring the implementation of classes 8 groups of students after 12 people each + 1 caregiver for each group, for students enrolled in the agricultural industry in occupations: farmer technician, veterinary technician, environmental techniques, techniques of landscape architecture in modern educational institutions in polish, with appropriate teaching facilities appropriate to the agricultural industry, meeting the requirements set out in the attached table no.
TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn, said: Traditionally, agricultural tenancies have been an important route for entry into the agricultural industry and a flexible vehicle to encourage business development.
The Tenant Farmers Association is calling on the Government to protect county council smallholdings as essential entry points to the agricultural industry and to consider a CAP-funded voluntary retirement scheme for farmers without the economic wherewithal to leave the industry.
The Iranian president further stressed the need to make due efforts to develop the country's agricultural industry.
Eker said the main target in agricultural industry was supply and food safety, and his ministry attached utmost importance to rural development.
travel (Stamford, CT), a company formed earlier this "AgriMarketing Magazine" (Chesterfield, MO), produced by Henderson Communications, has launched "AgriMarketing Weekly," a e-newsletter distributed each Monday to 5000 corporate agribusiness executives, their communications agencies, the farm media and trade association executives that serve the North American agricultural industry.

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