01. A lot of the pollution in our water comes from pesticides used in [agriculture].
02. My brother is studying [agriculture] in college so that he can take over the family farm some day.
03. University students who are interested in a career in [agriculture] may take courses including animal husbandry, and basic mechanics.
04. The [agricultural] use of pesticides has become a leading source of water pollution in our country.
05. Representatives of wheat farmers are meeting with the Minister of [Agriculture] to discuss tax breaks.
06. Large families were a typical feature of [agricultural] communities in our country's early history.
07. The government has put a freeze on development of [agricultural] land to ensure that our farms are not all lost to urban spread.
08. George Washington once said that no more real and important service can be rendered to any country than by improving its [agriculture].
09. A lot of former [agricultural] land in this area has been turned into residential or commercial zones.
10. My country has changed from a largely rural, [agricultural] economy to a mainly industrial economy over the last hundred years or so.
11. Improvements in [agricultural] techniques have contributed significantly to an overall decline in mortality.
12. Taiwan's economy was largely [agricultural] until 1949.
13. Almost 80% of the population of Laos is engaged in [agriculture].
14. A Chinese proverb says that there are only two ways to reach the truth - with literature and [agriculture].
15. [Agriculture] uses about two-thirds of the fresh water consumed in the world today.
16. Employment patterns are changing as more workers move to urban areas and seek jobs in [nonagricultural] sectors of the economy.
17. Waste products are routinely labelled as [agricultural], industrial, or municipal.

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