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  • Yields
  • Improvements in water well drilling technology and submersible pumps, combined with the development of drip irrigation and low-pressure pivots, have made it possible to regularly achieve high crop yields in areas where reliance on rainfall alone had previously made successful agriculture unpredictable. (wikipedia.org)
  • The growth of crop yields was such that agriculture was able to outstrip population growth - per capita production increased every year following 1950 - with Asia leading the way. (wikipedia.org)
  • food
  • By the time of the Second World War, the War/Food Administration set up a National Victory Garden Program that set out to systematically establish functioning agriculture within cities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The use of glyphosate alone-just on Vermont dairy farms-jumped 27 percent between 2014 - 2017, according to new data released last month by Vermont's Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets. (organicconsumers.org)
  • Detailed global maps of key traits in higher plants have been made available for the first time, thanks to work led by researchers from the University of Minnesota's (UMN) College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS). (enn.com)
  • California Agriculture often has special issues that explore timely topics, which have recently included biofuels, climate change, and food as medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) estimates world demand for nitrogen fertilizers will increase by 1.7% annually between 2011 and 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • These technological achievements in agriculture would not have been possible without the workforce that was at the disposal of the Inca emperor, called the Sapa Inca, as well as the road system and extensive storage systems (qullqas) that allowed them to harvest and store food and to distribute it throughout their place of civilization. (wikipedia.org)
  • Association
  • The Research Association was renamed The Imperial Association for Biodynamic Agriculture (Reichsverband für biologisch-dynamische Wirtschaftsweise) in 1933. (wikipedia.org)
  • History
  • A particularly important mutation that was selected very early in the history of agriculture removed the "brittle rachis" problem from wheat. (wikipedia.org)
  • project
  • The Agriculture Mission Mode Project is one of the 27 Mission Mode Projects (MMPs) of the National e-Governance Plan of the Government of India. (wikipedia.org)
  • community
  • EPA is committed to a strong partnership with the agriculture community to assist in fulfilling our mission of protecting human health and the environment. (epa.gov)
  • better
  • In his treatise On Duties, he declared that "of all the occupations by which gain is secured, none is better than agriculture, none more profitable, none more delightful, none more becoming to a free man. (wikipedia.org)
  • works
  • Such labeling is very useful when discussing agriculture, because what works in one area of the world will normally work in a similar area somewhere else, even if that area is on the opposite side of the globe. (wikipedia.org)