"If you're here, the crops failed," he said.
We planted crops in the field you walked across and a few others down the road.
No one here knew how to plant crops, but the next town over was made up of farm laborers.
Every time we're a whisker away from nailing Byrne, something crops up to slam the door in our face.
The principal crops are millets, pulse and cotton.
Rye is the staple crop, though buckwheat, flax, green crops and the potato are cultivated in considerable quantities.
Of the total area only 14.8% is under cultivation, and the crops do not suffice for the needs of the province; forests occupy 44-4%, 1 7.2% are meadows, 15-7% are pastures, and 1.17% of the soil is covered by vineyards.
After the Civil War there have been several important changes in the crops raised: the development of cotton manufacturing in the South and the utilization of cotton-seed oil and meal gave impetus to cotton culture; and the discovery of the adaptability of much of the cotton land to the culture of tobacco of a superior quality resulted first in the development of a vast tobacco industry and then to a fluctuation in acreage of the crops of tobacco and of cotton, according as the price of either rose or fell.
In the meantime the crops of cereals increased little, and stock raising generally decreased.
Various kinds of fodder crops are grown in Transcaucasia, such as hay, rye-grass and lucerne.
The innkeeper spoke of the weather, of the roads, of the crops, of politics.
This is the case on genetically modified crops and many other issues where passions run high.
And the American farmer produces key crops, such as wheat, very inexpensively.
To harvest their crops, they need equipment and suitable storage facilities.
Crops native to Africa are not the staples of the world.
The farm of the future will rotate crops automatically and decide which fields to leave fallow.
The point is this: GMO crops are everywhere.
Beside being better off than they already, if my house had been burned or my crops had failed, I should have been nearly as well off as before.
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?
Ancient poetry and mythology suggest, at least, that husbandry was once a sacred art; but it is pursued with irreverent haste and heedlessness by us, our object being to have large farms and large crops merely.
While the horses were being harnessed Alpatych and Ferapontov over their tea talked of the price of corn, the crops, and the good weather for harvesting.
Let them cut the crops and burn wood to their hearts' content.
He was as careful of the sowing and reaping of the peasants' hay and corn as of his own, and few landowners had their crops sown and harvested so early and so well, or got so good a return, as did Nicholas.