Thursday, 3 January 2013

Agriculture & Man (Part 1)


Utilization of natural resources systems to produce commodities which maintain life, including food, fiber, forest products, horticultural crops, and their related services. It involves farming: the art, science or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock; to cause the land to produce abundantly food, feed, fiber and other desired goods the systematic raising of plants and animals, and at the same time to protect it from deterioration and misuse.
Agriculture comes from the Latin words Agre = Land and Cultura = Cultivation. Agriculture means Cultivation of the Land.

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