grower

[ UK /ɡɹˈə‍ʊɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈɡɹoʊɝ/ ]
NOUN
  1. someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
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How To Use grower In A Sentence

  • The hot-cross buns are still iced by hand in the bakery, and the produce comes primarily from local growers in season.
  • The industry is highly vertically integrated, with poultry production companies (known as integrators) contracting with farmers (referred to as growers) to raise the birds prior to slaughter Number of broilers and other meat-type chickens sold in the United States, 2007 (Source: USDA Census of Agriculture, 2007). PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles
  • An agency will be set up by the municipality to buy the flowers from the growers and market it for them.
  • How to go local• Support local farmers by shopping at a farmers market, or buy a share in a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) group, a community of individuals who pledge to support a farm operation so growers and consumers share the risks and benefits of food production. With summer here, consider eating more locally grown foods
  • Agricultural pesticides may be applied by farmworkers or growers to reduce infestations of insects or rodents.
  • The Alsace growers ferment their wines to complete dryness.
  • Many growers are heavily mortgaged and have reduced equity in their farms, which makes them less attractive to lenders.
  • Will the grower lose all expenses and other tax deductions relating to his or her small business or farming enterprise?
  • In the Pacific Northwest, for example, apple growers adorn their trees with dispensers that saturate the air with the chemical sex attractant, or pheromone, of female codling moths.
  • It also states, as I mentioned at the start of my speech: ‘In a referendum held in April-May 2002, 96.9% of wool grower respondents voted in favour of winding up the Wool Board.’
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