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Definition of the noun agribusiness
What does agribusiness mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: agribusinesses
- a large-scale farming enterprise
- example: Overseas food exports are one of the mainstays of agribusiness.
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of agribusiness: agriculture / factory farm
- more generic terms: business / business enterprise / commercial enterprise = the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
Alternative definition of the noun agribusiness
- 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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Transition Redesigned (2013)
A Practical Philosophy Perspective by Wojciech W. Gasparski, Boleslaw Rok
The Case ofModern Agribusiness Modern agribusiness is an illustrative case of the destructive ecological and social consequences of the...
Modern agribusiness means large-scale, industrialized, and vertically integrated food production systems.
Needed Policy Reforms for Agribusiness Development by Mohinder S. Mudahar
Agribusiness Is a Name for the Food and Fiber Complex According to Goldberg ( 1991), agribusiness "is a concept and perspective that deals with an economic sector that encompasses half the world's labor force, half the world's assets, and ...
Nature's Unruly Mob (2009)
Farming and the Crisis in Rural Culture by Paul Gilk
Industrial agribusiness is an inappropriate way to feed a hungry world, to put it in the mildest possible terms. More accurately, agribusiness is a form of rational plunder abstractly ...
by Jessica Eise, Whitney Hodde
agribusiness (agricultural business) Agribusiness is the commonly used term for agricultural business. It refers to ...
Learning from Countries and Regions by Wojciech Piotrowicz, Richard Cuthbertson
Today, agribusiness is a major driving force in the economy, such that, in the last decade, the country has become the...
Another remarkable point regarding agribusiness is that ethanol production and its use as a fuel in the country began ...
Statistical Methods and Applications by Suresh Babu, S.N. Gajanan, Prabuddha Sanyal
Agribusiness is the high-tech version of the food system, which is the most homogeneous of all the systems. Agriculture in the middle refers to farms, which are spread through the rural areas, and are independent agricultural communities.
by WJ Obst, R Graham, G 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 ...
Crop 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 ...
A Guidebook by Georgann Eubanks
The adjustment from plantation life to tenant farming to sharecropping to migrant labor and now to global agribusiness is a story line best examined in the lives of those swept along in the swirling currents—a gift from the writers of this region.
A Communion of Subjects (2009)
Animals in Religion, Science, and Ethics by Paul Waldau, Kimberley Patton
Agribusiness is an entirely different concept that views the use of soil, animals, and nature as way to make money. These rather simplistic definitions have created the biggest dilemma for most of the participants in the Soul of Agriculture ...
Paradigm Shift (2015)
by Navneet Gupta
Agribusiness is a crime: “The moral progress of a nation can be seen in how it treats it's animals” - Mahatma Gandhi, Indian political and spiritual leader (1869 - 1948) From A Former Insider Turned Whistle-Blower: Canada imports industrial ...
Applications and Investigations by Rahman, Hakikur
Management and Organizational Concerns The agribusiness is the largest Brazilian business, accounting for 37% of jobs in the country and 42.5% of Brazilian exports, generating foreign exchange in the order of 65.8 billion dollars, which ...
Agribusiness 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 ...
by Gerald R. 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 ...
by Gary L. Anderson, Kathryn G. Herr
AGRIBUSINESS. Organic farming (also known as biological farming) is a process of growing foods without the use of chemical additives, genetically modified seeds, hormones, or antibiotics. Organic farmers rely instead on a variety of ...
by Margaret Puskar-Pasewicz
Garrett Broad AGRIBUSINESS Agribusiness refers to the way in ...
by Robert W. Kolb
Eugene Heath See also Agribusiness; Agriculture, Ethics of; Biocentrism; Corporate Rights and Personhood; Deep Ecology; Environmental Ethics; Factory Farming; Land Ethic; Property and Property Rights Further Readings Agar, H., ...
by Reuel R. Hanks
There are two connotations for the term “agribusiness.” In a more general sense, the word is used to identify the integrated and diverse components of modern crop production, including the actual grower, but also many others: silo operators; ...
A Dictionary and Chronology by James S. Olson, Abraham O. Mendoza
AGRIBUSINESS The term “agribusiness” is used today to describe the process by which agricultural marketing and processing firms have vertically integrated* themselves by purchasing land and raising crops, thereby ...
by John Barry, E. Gene Frankland
agribusiness Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) was established to monitor the implementation of Agenda 21. A number of national governments have responded to the commitments made at the Earth Summit, ...
by Robert Gregg, Gary W. McDonogh, Cindy H. Wong
Agricultural exports totaled more than $60 billion annually in the late 19905, while the export of knowledge and technology also reinforces the global status of American agribusiness. While agriculture is linked ideologically to the family farm ...
by Roger Bruns
Agribusiness of California In 1939, progressive writer Carey McWilliams coined the phrase “ Factories ...
by François Collart Dutilleul, Jean-Philippe Bugnicourt
It should here be stated that this has always happened at times of macroeconomic adjustment: this requires an increase in external trade balances and favours agribusiness (agriculture on a large scale) in an absolute way, but to the detriment ...
by Thomas M. Leonard
Agribusiness. Exhibition. Foraker,. Joseph. B. (¡846–¡9¡7) A Republican senator from Ohio, at outbreak of the War for Independence in ¡895 Foraker supported the cause for Cuban independence, pushed for extending diplomatic recognition of ...
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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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