An untreatable new strain of the flu might crop up at any moment.
Sheep production, mining volumes, births, crop production, weather patterns... it's all public information reports and numbers.
You never can tell what might crop up.
The tomato plants were drooping, their crop reduced to small discolored fruit.
The second crop of cabbage was starting to develop, and the okra looked good.
In 1909 the acreage of hay alone was 675,000 acres, and the crop was 844,000 tons, valued at $11,225,000.
The crop is modified into a large and very rugose triturating apparatus, while the gizzard, thereby relieved of its function, is reduced to the utmost.
The large and heavy crop has caused a unique modification of the sternal apparatus.
With large crop and caeca.
In 1879 the state's crop amounted to 26,986,213 lb, in 1889 to 36,375,258 lb, in 1899 to 127,503,400 lb, and in 1909 to 144,000,000 lb.
The summer had been very dry and the corn crop had failed.
But because Country X is so poor, its citizens can't afford this expensive crop, so the farmers sell this commodity on the international market to the highest bidder.
A couple of hundred years later, we see the Romans doing crop rotation.
In 2005, rice became the first crop plant whose complete genome had been compiled.
GMO could make this a crop that Africa could easily use to feed itself, gain food independence, and maybe even export.
Even in autocratic regimes, truth has a way of seeping in—which means today's dwindling crop of dictators has a serious problem.
They did not "provide them houses," says he, "till the earth, by the Lord's blessing, brought forth bread to feed them," and the first year's crop was so light that "they were forced to cut their bread very thin for a long season."
And, by the way, who estimates the value of the crop which nature yields in the still wilder fields unimproved by man?
The crop of English hay is carefully weighed, the moisture calculated, the silicates and the potash; but in all dells and pond-holes in the woods and pastures and swamps grows a rich and various crop only unreaped by man.
But why should not the New Englander try new adventures, and not lay so much stress on his grain, his potato and grass crop, and his orchards--raise other crops than these?
I did not know whether they had come to sow a crop of winter rye, or some other kind of grain recently introduced from Iceland.
As he went along he looked with pleasure at the year's splendid crop of corn, scrutinized the strips of ryefield which here and there were already being reaped, made his calculations as to the sowing and the harvest, and asked himself whether he had not forgotten any of the prince's orders.
The hay and the spring corn, of which Alpatych said there had been a remarkable crop that year, had been commandeered by the troops and mown down while still green.
During the whole time of his service Dron had never been drunk or ill, never after sleepless nights or the hardest tasks had he shown the least fatigue, and though he could not read he had never forgotten a single money account or the number of quarters of flour in any of the endless cartloads he sold for the prince, nor a single shock of the whole corn crop on any single acre of the Bogucharovo fields.