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As the garden grows so does the gardener.
As you sow, so shall you reap.
You should accept the consequences of your own actions.
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.
Before most people had ever tasted a potato, the Royal Society debated the practicality of making it a staple crop in Ireland (ironically, as a hedge against famine).
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Black soil produces white bread.
Blessed be agriculture! if one does not have too much of it.
Charles Dudley Warner
Bring diversity back to agriculture. That’s what made it work in the first place.
David R. Brower
Burn down your cities and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again as if by magic; but destroy our farms and the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the country.
William Jennings Bryan
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.
Consequently the student who is devoid of talent will derive no more profit from this work than barren soil from a treatise on agriculture.
Corn is a greedy crop, as farmers will tell you.
Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most vigorous, the most independent, the most virtuous and they are tied to their country and wedded to its liberty and interests by the most lasting bands.
Do not plant two kinds of seed in your vineyard; if you do, not only the crops you plant but also the fruit of the vineyard will be defiled.
Eating is an agricultural act.
Every blade of grass has its Angel that bends over it and whispers, ‘Grow — grow!’
Every garden may have some weeds.
Every major food company now has an organic division. There’s more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.
Everything in the garden is rosy.
Everything is satisfactory.
Farming is a most senseless pursuit, a mere laboring in a circle. You sow that you may reap, and then you reap that you may sow. Nothing ever comes of it.
Farming is a profession of hope.
Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.
Dwight David Eisenhower
Farming was independently invented at least seven times—in China, the Middle East, New Guinea, the Andes, the Amazon basin, Mexico, and West Africa.
Fast food may appear to be cheap food and, in the literal sense it often is, but that is because huge social and environmental costs are being excluded from the calculations.
Fast ripe, fast rotten.
For of all gainful professions, nothing is better, nothing more pleasing, nothing more delightful, nothing better becomes a well-bred man than agriculture.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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