Agriculture Quotes

A green Christmas makes a fat churchyard.

Horn, corn, wool, and yarn! (Scottish toast)

Agriculture began in the world about 12,000 years ago. The place where it began was the fertile crescent, the area that today is Iraq, Iran, and Syria. And the beginning of agriculture was a key step in the development of what we call civilization because there’s no point having a printing press while you’re still […]

A farmer is always going to be rich next year.

He that hires one garden eats birds; he that hires more than one will be eaten by the birds.

You think farm buildings and broad acres a solid property: but its value is flowing like water. It requires as much watching as if you were decanting wine from a cask.

The farmer’s eye is the best fertilizer.

All is not butter that comes from the cow.

Drop a grain of California gold into the ground, and there it will lie unchanged until the end of time;… drop a grain of our blessed gold (wheat) into the ground and lo! a mystery.

There is no ancient gentlemen but gardeners, ditchers, and grave-makers; they hold up Adam’s profession. (Hamlet)