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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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He was essential to understanding agrarian thought.
Thereafter, Lucey adheres to the standard chronology and template: a decline in agricultural production and prices in the late 1870s threatened to arrest and reverse post-Famine economic and social progress and acted as the propelling agent of the agrarian and political radicalism that emerged at the end of the decade.
Abdulfatah accentuated that this project will indefinitely and uniquely push the agrarian sector forward and boosts productivity, whilst taking into consideration adding a local flavor to its products.
As to the second memorandum, it provides for the implementation of many cooperation and exchanging programs in the field of scientific research and agrarian technology.
The CPT ends the first part of its analysis saying that, in strategic decisions, Rousseff will have the mission "to carry out the agrarian reform that was never done in the country.
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One of the great strengths of Ohe Agrarian Dispute is that it sheds light on connections between local events like the Mexicali land seizure and the thoughts and actions of high-level government officials like Hull on both sides of the border.
According to Lovett, the fitter family contests symbolized the culmination of a longstanding agrarian tradition.
There was a 3,800-year-old gap between cave and agrarian dwelling in the region though," Mahforouzi said.
Liberty Hyde Bailey: Essential Agrarian and Environmental Writings
Premised on this condition, it would be interesting to provide a theoretical explanation, which penetrates the realm of other development theories to provide an alternative view for promoting development in essence, say, for sago using agrarian societies in mainly tropical countries such as Papua New Guinea and other neighbouring socio-economically underdeveloped tropical countries such as Philippines.
Wars Of Latin America, 1899-1941 is a scholarly survey of turbulent conflict in Latin America during an era when border quarrels and domestic insurrections marked the difficult transition of nations from agrarian to industrial societies.