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Definition of Agriculture

(noun) The large-scale practice of cultivating permanent fields, growing crops, and raising livestock to meet needs such as food and raw materials.

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Cite the Definition of Agriculture

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “agriculture.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 20, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/agriculture/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

agriculture. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/agriculture/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “agriculture.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 20, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/agriculture/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“agriculture.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 20 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/agriculture/>.