farmers

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federal department that administers programs that provide services to farmers (including research and soil conservation and efforts to stabilize the farming economy); created in 1862 Agriculture , Agriculture Department , Department of Agriculture , USDA
large hawk of the northern hemisphere that feeds chiefly on small rodents and is beneficial to farmers Buteo lagopus , rough-legged hawk , roughleg
jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners co-op , cooperative
small farmers and tenants cropper , sharecrop farmer , sharecropper
cooperative nationwide system of banks and associations providing credit to farmers and related businesses; originally capitalized by the federal government but now owned by its members and borrowers Farm Credit System , FCS
collection of 13 ancient papyrus codices translated from Greek into Coptic that were discovered by farmers near the town of Nag Hammadi in 1945; the codices contain 45 distinct works including the chief sources of firsthand knowledge of Gnosticism Nag Hammadi , Nag Hammadi Library
land retired from crop cultivation and planted with soil-building crops; government subsidies are paid to farmers for their retired land soil bank
third of the four varnas: the commoners or yeoman farmers or mercantile and professional category vaisya
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