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Every major food company now has an organic division.
There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.
- Michael Pollan

Related topics: Food

As the tension eases, we must look in the direction of agriculture,
industry and education as our final goals,
and toward democracy under Mr Mubarak.
- Naguib Mahfouz

The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life.
- Arthur Keith

In an approximate way, the logic of commons has been
understood for a long time,
perhaps since the discovery of agriculture or the invention
of private property in real estate.
- Garrett Hardin

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In Old Europe and Ancient Crete, women were respected
for their roles in the discovery of agriculture and
for inventing the arts of weaving and pottery making.
- Carol P. Christ

Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany,
so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology.
- Edward Thorndike

The experience of ages has shown that a man who works on the land is purer,
nobler, higher, and more moral...
Agriculture should be at the basis of everything.
That's my idea.
- Nikolai Gogol

 

Before the discovery of agriculture mankind was everywhere so divided,
the size of each group being determined by the natural
fertility of its locality.
- Arthur Keith

The CAFTA region currently imports $15 billion annually of U.S.
agriculture and manufactured goods.
- Ron Lewis

We're the biggest food and agriculture company in the world.
- Dwayne Andreas

Profits might also increase, because improvements might
take place in agriculture,
or in the implements of husbandry, which would augment
the produce with the same cost of production.
- David Ricardo

Security for agriculture merits serious concern by
not only the agricultural community but our nation as a whole.
The risk to the U.S.
food supply and overall economy is real.
- Pat Roberts

Water is a finite resource that is essential in the
advancement of agriculture,
and is vital to human life.
- Jim Costa

High tech companies that focus on research,
development and production will learn that they can
be the perfect complement to our world-renowned agriculture heritage.
- Alan Autry

On the professional side, those 18 years on the farm
instilled my love for agriculture.
- Mike Johanns

The concentration and reciprocal effect of industry
and agriculture conjoin in a growth of productive powers,
which increases more in geometrical than in arithmetical proportion.
- Friedrich List

As the first Member of Congress from western Washington
to serve on the House Agriculture Committee in over 50 years,
I am proud to represent the needs of our agriculture community.
- Rick Larsen

Little ol' boy in the Panhandle told me the other day
you can still make a small fortune in agriculture.
Problem is, you got to start with a large one.
- Jim Hightower

Penn State has also continued to be a leader in Pennsylvania's largest industry:
Agriculture.
- Tim Holden

Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation,
but the only riches she can call her own.
- Samuel Johnson

Man's survival, from the time of Adam and Eve until
the invention of agriculture,
must have been precarious because of his inability
to ensure his food supply.
- Norman Borlaug

Bring diversity back to agriculture.
That's what made it work in the first place.
- David R. Brower

It is obvious that the greatest and most important
service that is required of our agriculture under existing
conditions is an enlarged production of the staple food crops.
- David F. Houston

When you concentrate on agriculture and industry and
are frugal in expenditures,
Heaven cannot impoverish your state.
- Xun Zi

Consequently the student who is devoid of talent will
derive no more profit from this work than barren soil
from a treatise on agriculture.
- Quintilian

Second to agriculture, humbug is the biggest industry of our age.
- Alfred Nobel

I see no reason for giving the capital employed in
agriculture greater protection than the capital vested
in other branches of trade,
manufacture, or commerce.
- Joseph Hume

More than 15 percent of the jobs in Ohio are tied in some way to agriculture.
A strong agriculture means a strong economy.
- John Fisher

If we win, we'll make history, and I'll serve you on
the Agriculture Committee.
- George Nethercutt

The greatest advances of civilization,
whether in architecture or painting,
in science and literature,
in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government.
- Milton Friedman

So imagine a world 6 degrees warmer.
It's not going to recognize geographical boundaries.
It's not going to recognize anything.
So agriculture regions today will be wiped out.
- Steven Chu

True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture.
It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it.
It is arduous and it is rare.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Agriculture was the first manufacturing industry in
America and represents the best of all of us.
- Zack Wamp

Our farmers and ranchers have never faced as many problems
as they do today with drought,
range fires, high gas prices and an ever tightening
budget on agriculture subsidies.
- Michael McCaul

I have always said there is only one thing that can bring our nation down -
our dependence on foreign countries for food and energy.
Agriculture is the backbone of our economy.
- John Salazar

Mr. President, it may surprise my colleagues,
but I am no fan of federal disaster programs for agriculture.
They are difficult to pass and often a disaster to implement.
- Pat Roberts

With the introduction of agriculture mankind entered
upon a long period of meanness,
misery, and madness, from which they are only now being
freed by the beneficent operation of the machine.
- Bertrand Russell

We have had a great depression in agriculture,
caused mainly by several seasons of bad harvests,
and some of our traders have suffered much from a too
rapid extension in prosperous years.
- John Bright

Agriculture is now a motorized food industry,
the same thing in its essence as the production of
corpses in the gas chambers and the extermination camps,
the same thing as blockades and the reduction of countries to famine,
the same thing as the manufacture of hydrogen bombs.
- Martin Heidegger

One succeeds in obtaining an equivalent production
at a lower price by improving the arts,
trades and agriculture and by developing the physical
and moral qualities of workers,
farmers and craftsmen.
- Antoine Lavoisier

Texas has been hit especially hard this year by a continuing drought,
threatening high winds and increasingly destructive range fires.
Simply, these conditions have lead to extremely adverse
conditions in the agriculture industry.
- Michael McCaul

Contrasting sharply, in the developing countries represented by India,
Pakistan, and most of the countries in Asia and Africa,
seventy to eighty percent of the population is engaged in agriculture,
mostly at the subsistence level.
- Norman Borlaug

America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity.
That part of America which had encouraged them most
had advanced most rapidly in population,
agriculture and the arts.
- James Madison

As an integral part of the Department of Agriculture,
the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service monitors
our Nation's agriculture to protect against agricultural pests and diseases.
- Mike Rogers

Because of technological limits, there is a certain
amount of food that we can produce per acre.
If we were to have intensive greenhouse agriculture,
we could have much higher production.
- Ralph Merkle

We must then build a proper relationship between the
richest and the poorest countries based on our desire
that they are able to fend for themselves with the
investment that is necessary in their agriculture,
so that Africa is not a net importer of food,
but an exporter of food.
- Gordon Brown

On this National Agriculture Day, when we all should
be taking time to thank and pay tribute to America's farmers,
ranchers and their families who produce the food for our tables,
we are finding those same people in dire need of our help and support.
- Michael McCaul

The environmental crisis arises from a fundamental fault:
our systems of production -
in industry,
agriculture, energy and transportation -
essential as they are,
make people sick and die.
- Barry Commoner

By increasing the use of renewable fuels such as ethanol and bio-diesel,
and providing the Department of Energy with a budget
to create more energy efficiency options,
agriculture can be the backbone of our energy supply as well.
- John Salazar

After the First World War the economic problem was
no longer one of production.
It was the problem of finding markets to get the output
of industry and agriculture dispersed and consumed.
- John Boyd Orr

Advances in technology will continue to reach far into
every sector of our economy.
Future job and economic growth in industry,
defense, transportation, agriculture,
health care, and life sciences is directly related
to scientific advancement.
- Christopher Bond

I am committed to strengthening our agricultural economy
by protecting the unique interests of small and medium
size family farms so that they can continue to operate.
- Sue Kelly

Why in almost all societies have married women specialized
in bearing and rearing children and in certain agricultural activities,
whereas married men have done most of the fighting and market work?
- Gary Becker

The United States as we know it today is largely the
result of mechanical inventions,
and in particular of agricultural machinery and the railroad.
- John Moody

The E.U.
imports more agricultural goods from developing countries
around the world than does the U.S.,
Canada and Japan, combined.
- John Bruton

Our agricultural economy in the Hudson Valley continues
to face historically low prices and producer income,
as well as losses due to weather and other disasters.
- Sue Kelly

If you were just intent on killing people you could
do better with a bomb made of agricultural fertiliser.
- Ian Hacking

There are no miracles in agricultural production.
- Norman Borlaug

People forget that a huge proportion of our jobs still
depend on agricultural production in Australia so of
course there are exports.
That's easily overlooked.
- John Anderson

I was an organizer in the Food, Agricultural and Tobacco
Workers Union down in North Carolina.
- Al Lewis

The correlation between poverty and obesity can be
traced to agricultural policies and subsidies.
- Michael Pollan

Take ice.
Ice is fascinating to me.
Ice is the one thing in our world that went from an
agricultural product to being manufactured.
- Alton Brown

By furthering the use of ethanol, farmers are presented
with the opportunity to produce a cash crop by collecting
their agricultural wastes.
- Richard Lugar

The administration's attempt to keep us from selling
agricultural products to Cuba is an outrage.
Cuba is not a threat.
That is why we must do more to open Cuba -
not less.
- Max Baucus

We have a strong agricultural heritage in Kansas.
- Jim Ryun

The condition of the tribes which occupy the country
set apart for them in the West is highly prosperous,
and encourages the hope of their early civilization.
They have for the most part abandoned the hunter state
and turned their attention to agricultural pursuits.
- Martin Van Buren

One good thing about California is we have quite a broad-based economy.
We provide more fruits and vegetables and produce to
the United States than any other state.
So we have actually the single largest agricultural sector in the country.
- Meg Whitman

I got a cable from New York saying that what I'd written
about the growth of Soviet agricultural production
didn't make sense because the same levels were reached under the czars.
I wanted to confirm it, but by then the censors were on to me.
- Harrison Salisbury

Whenever, then, the usual and ordinary rate of the
profits of agricultural stock,
and all the outgoings belonging to the cultivation of land,
are together equal to the value of the whole produce,
there can be no rent.
- David Ricardo

Seeking fortunes in America led to Germany losing people,
and the American continent received many people whose
contributions are particularly clear in the agricultural and technical fields.
- Julius Streicher

Most agree, whatever their party political position,
that the West can and should open its agricultural
markets more fully to the products of the poorer countries of the globe.
They are agricultural societies that need our markets more than our charity.
- John Redwood


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