Quotes and Sayings about Agriculture
"High tech companies that focus on research, development and production will learn that they can be the perfect complement to our world-renowned agriculture heritage."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Development, Agriculture, Focus, Production, Research, Will, World)
"Advances in technology will continue to reach far into every sector of our economy. Future job and economic growth in industry, defense, transportation, agriculture, health care, and life sciences is directly related to scientific advancement."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Health, Life, Technology, Growth, Agriculture, Care, Defense, Economy, Future, Job, Will)
"Man's survival, from the time of Adam and Eve until the invention of agriculture, must have been precarious because of his inability to ensure his food supply."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Food, Time, Survival, Agriculture, Invention, Man)
"Contrasting sharply, in the developing countries represented by India, Pakistan, and most of the countries in Asia and Africa, seventy to eighty percent of the population is engaged in agriculture, mostly at the subsistence level."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Agriculture, Countries, Population)
"We have had a great depression in agriculture, caused mainly by several seasons of bad harvests, and some of our traders have suffered much from a too rapid extension in prosperous years."
- John Bright
(Related: Agriculture, Depression, Seasons, Years)
"Bring diversity back to agriculture. That's what made it work in the first place."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Work, Agriculture, Diversity, First)
"We must then build a proper relationship between the richest and the poorest countries based on our desire that they are able to fend for themselves with the investment that is necessary in their agriculture, so that Africa is not a net importer of food, but an exporter of food."
- Gordon Brown
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Countries, Desire, Investment)
"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."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Power, Agriculture, Contentment)
"In Old Europe and Ancient Crete, women were respected for their roles in the discovery of agriculture and for inventing the arts of weaving and pottery making."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Women, Agriculture, Discovery, Europe, Old)
"So imagine a world 6 degrees warmer. It's not going to recognize geographical boundaries. It's not going to recognize anything. So agriculture regions today will be wiped out."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Agriculture, Today, Will, World)
"The environmental crisis arises from a fundamental fault: our systems of production - in industry, agriculture, energy and transportation - essential as they are, make people sick and die."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, People, Agriculture, Crisis, Energy, Production)
"Water is a finite resource that is essential in the advancement of agriculture, and is vital to human life."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Life, Agriculture, Water)
"More than 15 percent of the jobs in Ohio are tied in some way to agriculture. A strong agriculture means a strong economy."
- John Fisher
(Related: Agriculture, Economy, Jobs)
"The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Architecture, Government, Science, Civilization, Agriculture, Literature, Painting)
"The experience of ages has shown that a man who works on the land is purer, nobler, higher, and more moral... Agriculture should be at the basis of everything. That's my idea."
- Nikolai Gogol
(Related: Experience, Idea, Agriculture, Land, Man)
"In an approximate way, the logic of commons has been understood for a long time, perhaps since the discovery of agriculture or the invention of private property in real estate."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Time, Agriculture, Discovery, Invention, Logic, Property)
"Agriculture is now a motorized food industry, the same thing in its essence as the production of corpses in the gas chambers and the extermination camps, the same thing as blockades and the reduction of countries to famine, the same thing as the manufacture of hydrogen bombs."
- Martin Heidegger
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Bombs, Countries, Famine, Now, Production)
"Little ol' boy in the Panhandle told me the other day you can still make a small fortune in agriculture. Problem is, you got to start with a large one."
- Jim Hightower
(Related: Agriculture, Day, Fortune)
"Penn State has also continued to be a leader in Pennsylvania's largest industry: Agriculture."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Leader, Agriculture, State)
"It is obvious that the greatest and most important service that is required of our agriculture under existing conditions is an enlarged production of the staple food crops."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Obvious, Production, Service)
"I see no reason for giving the capital employed in agriculture greater protection than the capital vested in other branches of trade, manufacture, or commerce."
- Joseph Hume
(Related: Agriculture, Commerce, Giving, Protection, Reason, Trade)
"On the professional side, those 18 years on the farm instilled my love for agriculture."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Love, Agriculture, Years)
"Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call her own."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Agriculture, Nation)
"The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life."
- Arthur Keith
(Related: Life, Agriculture, Discovery, First)
"Before the discovery of agriculture mankind was everywhere so divided, the size of each group being determined by the natural fertility of its locality."
- Arthur Keith
(Related: Agriculture, Being, Discovery, Mankind)
"As the first Member of Congress from western Washington to serve on the House Agriculture Committee in over 50 years, I am proud to represent the needs of our agriculture community."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Agriculture, Committee, Community, Congress, First, Needs, Washington, Years)
"One succeeds in obtaining an equivalent production at a lower price by improving the arts, trades and agriculture and by developing the physical and moral qualities of workers, farmers and craftsmen."
- Antoine Lavoisier
(Related: Agriculture, Production, Workers)
"The CAFTA region currently imports $15 billion annually of U.S. agriculture and manufactured goods."
- Ron Lewis
"The concentration and reciprocal effect of industry and agriculture conjoin in a growth of productive powers, which increases more in geometrical than in arithmetical proportion."
- Friedrich List
(Related: Growth, Agriculture, Effect)
"America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which had encouraged them most had advanced most rapidly in population, agriculture and the arts."
- James Madison
(Related: Agriculture, America, Population, Prosperity)
"As the tension eases, we must look in the direction of agriculture, industry and education as our final goals, and toward democracy under Mr Mubarak."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Education, Goals, Agriculture, Democracy, Direction, Tension)
"On this National Agriculture Day, when we all should be taking time to thank and pay tribute to America's farmers, ranchers and their families who produce the food for our tables, we are finding those same people in dire need of our help and support."
- Michael McCaul
(Related: Food, Time, People, Agriculture, America, Day, Help, Support, Tribute)
"Our farmers and ranchers have never faced as many problems as they do today with drought, range fires, high gas prices and an ever tightening budget on agriculture subsidies."
- Michael McCaul
(Related: Agriculture, Problems, Today)
"Texas has been hit especially hard this year by a continuing drought, threatening high winds and increasingly destructive range fires. Simply, these conditions have lead to extremely adverse conditions in the agriculture industry."
- Michael McCaul
"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."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Limits, Production)
"If we win, we'll make history, and I'll serve you on the Agriculture Committee."
- George Nethercutt
(Related: History, Agriculture, Committee)
"Second to agriculture, humbug is the biggest industry of our age."
- Alfred Nobel
(Related: Age, Agriculture)
"After the First World War the economic problem was no longer one of production. It was the problem of finding markets to get the output of industry and agriculture dispersed and consumed."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: War, Agriculture, First, Production, World, World war)
"Every major food company now has an organic division. There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Company, Now)
"Consequently the student who is devoid of talent will derive no more profit from this work than barren soil from a treatise on agriculture."
(Related: Work, Talent, Agriculture, Profit, Will)
"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."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Agriculture, Production)
"Mr. President, it may surprise my colleagues, but I am no fan of federal disaster programs for agriculture. They are difficult to pass and often a disaster to implement."
- Pat Roberts
(Related: Agriculture, Disaster, May, President)
"Security for agriculture merits serious concern by not only the agricultural community but our nation as a whole. The risk to the U.S. food supply and overall economy is real."
- Pat Roberts
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Community, Concern, Economy, Nation, Risk, Security)
"As an integral part of the Department of Agriculture, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service monitors our Nation's agriculture to protect against agricultural pests and diseases."
- Mike Rogers
(Related: Health, Agriculture, Nation, Service)
"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."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Agriculture, Being, Machine, Madness, Mankind, Misery, Now)
"I have always said there is only one thing that can bring our nation down - our dependence on foreign countries for food and energy. Agriculture is the backbone of our economy."
- John Salazar
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Countries, Dependence, Economy, Energy, Nation)
"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."
- John Salazar
(Related: Agriculture, Efficiency, Energy, Options)
"Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany, so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Art, Education, Science, Agriculture, Psychology)
"Agriculture was the first manufacturing industry in America and represents the best of all of us."
- Zack Wamp
(Related: Agriculture, America, First, Manufacturing)
"When you concentrate on agriculture and industry and are frugal in expenditures, Heaven cannot impoverish your state."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Agriculture, Heaven, State)