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.
Agriculture is best, enterprise is acceptable, but avoid being on a fixed wage.
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.
Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany, so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology.
Consequently the student who is devoid of talent will derive no more profit from this work than barren soil from a treatise on agriculture.
Every major food company now has an organic division. There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.
Blessed be agriculture! If one does not have too much of it.
African agriculture depends on labor. You can't produce crops if there is nobody to work on the farms.
The impact of climate change on agriculture could result in problems with food security and may threaten livelihood activities upon which much of the population depends.
Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call her own.
The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life.
When you concentrate on agriculture and industry and are frugal in expenditures, Heaven cannot impoverish your state.
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.
Agriculture, manufacturers, commerce, and navigation, the four pillars of our prosperity, are then most thriving when left most free to individual enterprise.
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.
Agriculture, for an honorable and high-minded man," says Xenophon, "is the best of all occupations and arts by which men procure the means of living.
Agriculture is the noblest of all alchemy; for it turns earth, and even manure, into gold, conferring upon its cultivator the additional reward of health.
If we estimate dignity by immediate usefulness, agriculture is undoubtedly the first and noblest science.
Agriculture engenders good sense, and good sense of an excellent kind.
The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government.
Agriculture is for living; mind culture is for life. Skills are for shaping material things so that they cater more for the comfort of man; studies are for shaping attitudes, feelings, desires, emotions and impulses of man, so that they may confer more peace, more joy and more fortitude on man.
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.
For of all gainful professions, nothing is better, nothing more pleasing, nothing more delightful, nothing better becomes a well-bred man than agriculture.
Agriculture for an honorable and highminded man, is the best of all occupations or arts by which men procure the means of living.
Agriculture, manufactures, commerce and navigation, the four pillars of our prosperity, are the most thriving when left most free to individual enterprise.