agricultural engineering

noun

Definition of agricultural engineering

: the branch of engineering that deals with the design of farm machinery, the location and planning of farm structures, farm drainage, soil management and erosion control, water supply and irrigation, rural electrification, and the processing of farm products

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First Known Use of agricultural engineering

1807, in the meaning defined above

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“Agricultural engineering.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agricultural%20engineering. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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