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noun as in farming, crop production

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Many workers, including those in healthcare, manufacturing, and agriculture, don’t enjoy the ability to work from home.

From Fortune

In less than three decades, most of Southeast Asia’s peatlands have been deforested, drained, and dried for agriculture or other purposes, leaving them vulnerable to wildfires that spew pollution and greenhouse gases.

This is a problem because machine learning holds great promise for advancing health, agriculture, scientific discovery, and more.

Have worked on agriculture and food policy, poverty reduction, economic development for well over 50 years now.

With Africa much of the focus is on supply chains around health and agriculture including food security—30% to 50% of the food produced in Sub Saharan Africa is estimated to be lost along the supply chain.

From Quartz

Fracking, in this regard, is no different from gypsum mining, or some kinds of industrial agriculture.

The previous guess had been 10,000 years, around the time agriculture emerged.

The film examines labor in the U.S. agriculture sector and the “immoral practices” that affect thousands of farmworkers.

Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture tallied up the costs of raising a child born in 2013.

Agriculture supported larger populations and gave them more goods to fight over.

It laid its hold upon agriculture, sowing and reaping the grain and transporting it to the ends of the earth.

English Agriculture has a thorough and cleanly aspect which I have rarely observed elsewhere.

Only in the pursuit of agriculture can the black man not complain that he is discriminated against on account of his color.

They have developed fishing and agriculture, and have brought the tourist into districts little visited before.

The bones used in agriculture are chiefly those of cattle, but sheep and horse bones are also employed.


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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to agriculture, such as: cultivation, culture, horticulture, husbandry, agronomy, and tillage.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.