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Definition of the noun agribusiness

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noun - plural: agribusinesses

  1. a large-scale farming enterprise

Alternative definition of the noun agribusiness


  1. big business connected to agriculture, either owning or operating large scale farms, or catering to those who do.


Agribusiness is the business of agricultural production. It includes agrichemicals, breeding, crop production, distribution, farm machinery, processing, and seed supply, as well as marketing and retail sales.

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Google previewUnderstanding Social Problems (2016)

by CTI Reviews

In agriculture, agribusiness is the business of agricultural production. It includes crop production ...

Google previewCrop Biosecurity (2008)

Assuring our Global Food Supply by Maria Lodovica Gullino, Jacqueline Fletcher, Abraham Gamliel, James Peter Stack

Agribusiness is an important source of information regarding the geographic distribution of pests and pathogens and the emergence of new diseases. Mechanisms to share information that enables preparedness or activates prevention and/or ...

Google previewFinancial Management for Agribusiness (2007)

by Wesley John Obst, Rob Graham, Graham Christie

Agribusiness is the sector involved in the production, processing and distribution of agricultural goods and services, and it includes all related activities. Defining agribusiness more narrowly ignores the industry sector that has responded to ...

Google previewAgribusiness in Africa (1984)

by Barbara Dinham, Colin Hines

Agribusiness is the term given to these companies. It is a word which emphasises the broad reach of these large companies which can be involved in several aspects of food production, including the agricultural inputs sector, the farm, the food ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems (2014)

Agribusiness The sector of the economy that is the sequence of interrelated activities made up of genetics and seed stock firms; agricultural input suppliers, agricultural producers, agricultural commodity merchandisers, food processors, food ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Geography (2004)

by Gerald Rudolph Pitzl

Agribusiness The high-technology industry, which emerged with dramatic speed in the late twentieth century, was agglomerated from the beginning. Silicon Valley , near San Jose, California; Route 128 around Boston; and the Research ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 7: Foodways by John T. Edge

The poultry industry is characterized by a vertical integration in which an agribusiness firm, either through direct ownership or contract, controls the entire production process. Such firms own processing plants, feed mills, and hatcheries, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geography Terms, Themes, and Concepts (2011)

by Reuel R. Hanks, Stephen John Stadler

Agglomeration Agribusiness Agricultural Revolution Air Masses Altitudinal Zonation Anticyclones Areal Differentiation Atmosphere Atmospheric Stability Balkanization Bid-Rent Theory Biogeochemical Cycles Biomes Boundaries Break-of-Bulk ...

Google previewClass in America: An Encyclopedia [3 volumes] (2007)

An Encyclopedia by Robert E. Weir

Ascription: see achievement and John Kenneth ascription African Americans: see institutional Asian Americans discrimination; race, racism, and assimilation racial stratification Astor, John Jacob agrarianism Auchincloss, Louis agribusiness: ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the U.S. Congress (2011)

by Scot Schraufnagel

The groups representing agribusiness interests before Congress. It is commonly understood that the farm lobby is a particularly powerful interest group in the nation's capital. In particular, the groups lobby for agriculture subsidies intended as ...

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Scrabble value of A1G2R1I1B3U1S1I1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 12-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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