agricultural agent


Definition of agricultural agent

2 : an expert employed by a business organization (as a railroad) to promote agriculture in its trade territory

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First Known Use of agricultural agent

1913, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Agricultural agent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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