Top 70 Agricultural Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Agricultural Quotes from famous people such as Daryl Hall, Subramanian Swamy, Theodore Bikel, Sonny Perdue, P. J. O’Rourke, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I grew up in a very racially integrated place called Po

I grew up in a very racially integrated place called Pottstown. It was an agricultural / industrial town which has since become a suburb of Philadelphia. I grew up basically in a black neighborhood.
Daryl Hall
With proper infrastructure and packaging, India can certainly become a global player in agricultural exports.
Subramanian Swamy
I tried for a while to be an agricultural worker and was hopelessly bored. I would stand around in heaps of manure and sing about the beauty of the work I wasn’t doing.
Theodore Bikel
It is a commitment to our children and grandchildren to preserve a statewide network of land and water resources, prime agricultural and forestry lands, and natural, historic, and recreational areas for them to enjoy.
Sonny Perdue
Supposedly, summer vacation happens because that’s when the kids are home from school, although having the kids home from school is no vacation. And supposedly the kids are home from school because of some vestigial throwback to our agricultural past.
P. J. O’Rourke
Rich country protectionism – barriers, subsidies and support – mean that the world supply of agricultural goods is artificially increased and world prices depressed.
Hilary Benn
My father was the editor of an agricultural magazine called ‘The Southern Planter.’ He didn’t think of himself as a writer. He was a scientist, an agronomist, but I thought of him as a writer because I’d seen him working at his desk. I just assumed that I was going to do that, that I was going to be a writer.
Tom Wolfe
I was an organizer in the Food, Agricultural and Tobacco Workers Union down in North Carolina.
Al Lewis
If you’re in any field, you should own a farm because one day you will be grateful that you are able to grow your own agricultural produce.
Marc Faber
Egypt does not possess rich natural resources. Its agricultural area is relatively small – less than 10 per cent of the total land. Its growth relies on tourism, Suez Canal tariffs, and foreign investment.
Ahmed Zewail
I have seen firsthand that agricultural science has enormous potential to increase the yields of small farmers and lift them out of hunger and poverty.
Bill Gates
The administration’s attempt to keep us from selling agricultural products to Cuba is an outrage. Cuba is not a threat. That is why we must do more to open Cuba – not less.
Max Baucus
There are no miracles in agricultural production.
Norman Borlaug
When you cook, you get to shop. You get to vote if you want the pastured raised pork or the organic grain. You can get to help produce your agricultural system, and you give that up when you outsource your cooking. You become dependent on what’s offered – and that’s a shame.
Michael Pollan
As an integral part of the Department of Agriculture, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service monitors our Nation’s agriculture to protect against agricultural pests and diseases.
Mike Rogers
Look at our farmers’ markets today, bursting with heritage breeds and heirloom varieties, foods that were once abundant when we were an agricultural nation, but that we have lost touch with. Bringing all these back helps us connect to our roots, our communities and helps us feed America the proper way.
Jose Andres
At the end of the day, the Irvine Co. is slowly being transformed. Our long-term goal is to transform what was once an agricultural company to a development company, and to that, the next, final step is to create a large real estate investment company.
Donald Bren
Nitrogen-based fertilizers, which came into wide use after World War II, helped prompt the agricultural revolution that has allowed the Earth to feed its seven billion people.
Tatiana Schlossberg
Agricultural workers, together with the working class, constitute the main force in building a powerful socialist country, and the agricultural front is now a major thrust area in building the country into a socialist economic giant.
Kim Jong-un
The wealth of south Florida, but even more important, the meaning and significance of south Florida lies in the black muck of the Everglades and the inevitable development of this country to be the great tropic agricultural center of the world.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas
The move towards a unified agricultural market helps farmers get correct remuneration for their produce.
Arundhati Bhattacharya
We are aware that many national farm organizations are putting forth various plans to provide both short- and long-term relief to our nation’s agricultural producers. While we believe long-term solutions are essential, the current situation demands a more immediate response.
Mel Carnahan
I wish every international or national corporate would be given a rule to set up companies in rural areas, where they would have to provide hospitals, schools, low-cost housing and free medical care, training, and then employment – but not on agricultural land.
Raveena Tandon
The agricultural fields throughout the Southwest, those jobs needed to be filled, and who were the ones to do it? It was the Mexicans.
Richard Cabral
U.S. agricultural products, including safe, high-quality Montana beef, face unscientific trade restrictions in many important markets.
Max Baucus
African pressure has led the E.U. to rethink part of its agricultural subsidy programme.
Arancha Gonzalez
Security for agriculture merits serious concern by not only the agricultural community but our nation as a whole. The risk to the U.S. food supply and overall economy is real.
Pat Roberts
The community spoke loudly and clearly and said, ‘You need to protect prime agricultural land, you need to protect our water catchments,’ and that’s exactly what we’ve done.
Gladys Berejiklian
The correlation between poverty and obesity can be traced to agricultural policies and subsidies.
Michael Pollan
Historically, if you look at people like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, people with disposable incomes have always been agricultural innovators.
Sandra Lerner
I have a long attention span, and I am also a good scientist, and there are a lot of problems that remain in the organic agricultural movement that the government does not invest in solving.
Sandra Lerner
The challenge of ensuring adequate, nutrient-rich food

The challenge of ensuring adequate, nutrient-rich food for an expanding global population is a daunting one, especially given constraints on key resources like water and agricultural land.
Esther Dyson
Why in almost all societies have married women specialized in bearing and rearing children and in certain agricultural activities, whereas married men have done most of the fighting and market work?
Gary Becker
I’m not an extreme tree-hugger. I do believe trees grow and are a useful agricultural product that can be harvested without damaging the ecology and wildlife.
John C. Malone
If you were just intent on killing people you could do better with a bomb made of agricultural fertiliser.
Ian Hacking
In Kenya, where there isn’t the luxury of feeding grains to animals, livestock yield more calories than they consume because they are fattened on grass and agricultural by-products inedible to humans.
Tristram Stuart
Our policies for increasing agricultural production and productivity have been scale neutral; that is, our policies are equally effective irrespective of the size of the holdings.
Sharad Pawar
When Peru had a cholera outbreak in 1991, losses from tourism and agricultural revenue were three times greater than the total money spent on sanitation in the previous decade.
Rose George
The early 1990s was a time of great advancements in precooked bacon technology. Pork producers, food labs, and agricultural schools such as Iowa State University began investing substantially in precooked R&D.
David Sax
If you look at the carrying capacity of agricultural areas throughout the world, their ecological habitats are changing. So I think we’re looking at – in our lifetime – great collapses of food services.
Dan Barber
Take ice. Ice is fascinating to me. Ice is the one thing in our world that went from an agricultural product to being manufactured.
Alton Brown
I am interested in agricultural corporations and how they function. The idea that they own the genetics of our food supply is a really compelling thing to me.
Paolo Bacigalupi
On one occasion, I accompanied my father to Pinares de Mayari. I was eight or nine years old. How he enjoyed talking when he left the house in Biran! There he was the proprietor of the land where sugar cane, pasture, and other agricultural crops were planted.
Fidel Castro
My father was an agricultural economist. In 1989 he was posted to Mbarara, a small town on the Uganda-Rwanda border.
Giles Foden
Our success marketing goods to consumers outside of our borders has played a big role in allowing Missouri’s agricultural industry to grow and thrive.
Mike Parson
More and more agricultural land is being used for non-agricultural purposes. Whether it’s any industry, express highway, or expansion of any city, agricultural land is being used.
Sharad Pawar
Australia is a resource-rich nation. We have been good at exploiting our minerals base and agricultural sector for exports.
Anthony Pratt
I am no party man in this matter in any degree; and if I have any objection to the motion it is this, that whereas it is a motion to inquire into the manufacturing distress of the country, it should have been a motion to inquire into manufacturing and agricultural distress.
Richard Cobden
Places that have become agricultural deserts, trashed by giant corporations, could be reforested, drawing carbon dioxide from the air on a vast scale. The ecosystems of land and sea could recover, not just in pockets but across great tracts of the planet.
George Monbiot
Our agricultural economy in the Hudson Valley continues to face historically low prices and producer income, as well as losses due to weather and other disasters.
Sue Kelly
I want Britain to lead the world in food and farming and to do that we need enough productive agricultural land.
Liz Truss