agricultural engineering

agricultural engineering

noun
the branch of engineering involved with the design of farm machinery, with soil management, land development, and mechanization and automation of livestock farming, and with the efficient planting, harvesting, storage, and processing of farm commodities.

Origin:
1910–15

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