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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 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
Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade.
(You need to work to get results.)
God Almighty first planted a garden.
Grass is the forgiveness of nature – her constant benediction. Forests decay, harvests perish, flowers vanish, but grass is immortal.
Great oaks grow from little acorns.
He has a green thumb.
(He has a natural skill for gardening or to make plants grow,)
He has green fingers.
(He is green-fingered. He is good in making plants grow. A natural skill for gardening.)
He’s sowing his wild oats.
Here Ceres’ gifts in waving prospect stand, And nodding tempt the joyful reaper’s hand.
I had rather be on my farm than be emperor of the world.
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.
I know of no pursuit in which more real and important services can be rendered to any country than by improving its agriculture, its breed of useful animals, and other branches of a husbandman’s cares.
If in February there be no rain, ’tis neither good for hay nor grain.
If the rain spoils our picnic, but saves a farmer’s crop, who are we to say it shouldn’t rain?
If we estimate dignity by immediate usefulness, agriculture is undoubtedly the first and noblest science.
If you tickle the earth with a hoe she laughs with a harvest.
Douglas William Jerrold
Imagine Italian food without tomatoes, Greek food without eggplant, Thai and Indonesian foods without peanut sauce, curries without chilies, hamburgers without French fries or ketchup, African food without cassava.
(Effect of the distribution of new world crops)
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