Agriculture

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Agriculture Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
  • a large-scale farming enterprise
  • the class of people engaged in growing food
  • the federal department that administers programs that provide services to farmers (including research and soil conservation and efforts to stabilize the farming economy); created in 1862

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a large-scale farming enterprise ,
  • the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock ,
  • the federal department that administers programs that provide services to farmers (including research and soil conservation and efforts to stabilize the farming economy); created in 1862 ,
  • the class of people engaged in growing food

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Agriculture Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Farming is growing crops or keeping animals by people for food and raw materials. Farming is a part of agriculture.

Agriculture started thousands of years ago, but no one knows for sure how old it is. The development of farming gave rise to the Neolithic Revolution whereby people gave up nomadic hunting and settled in what became cities.



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