Origin of agriculture
Examples from the Web for agriculture
The film examines labor in the U.S. agriculture sector and the “immoral practices” that affect thousands of farmworkers.This Is How Eva Longoria Is Trying to Win the Midterms|Asawin Suebsaeng|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture tallied up the costs of raising a child born in 2013.Free Market Failure: Raising a Kid Is a Rigged Game in the USA|Monica Potts|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Agriculture supported larger populations and gave them more goods to fight over.
Golden State agriculture workers say the union that was supposed to protect them has bullied them into a terrible contract.
And the Department of Agriculture, which runs school lunches, has already made some changes the GAO report recommended.
This is intensified when agriculture and commerce take the place of earlier modes of life.Ethics|John Dewey and James Hayden Tufts
The Ass was also used for agriculture, and was employed in the plough, as we find from many passages.Bible Animals;|J. G. Wood
The place afforded excellent facilities for agriculture and fruit growing.South and South Central Africa|H. Frances Davidson
The Dutch, who have retained in a debased form their own language, also engage largely in agriculture and viticulture.
The House committee on agriculture last week discussed in a general way the subject of pleuro pneumonia in cattle.
British Dictionary definitions for agriculture
Word Origin for agriculture
Word Origin and History for agriculture
mid-15c., from Late Latin agricultura "cultivation of the land," compound of agri cultura "cultivation of land," from agri, genitive of ager "a field" (see acre) + cultura "cultivation" (see culture (n.)). In Old English, the idea was expressed by eorðtilþ.