Example sentences for: agribusiness

How can you use “agribusiness” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A more substantial issue raised by the advent of cloning (itself from the Greek klon , meaning "twig" or "branch") is, of course, the possibility that commerce in the very stuff of which we're made will ultimately turn humanity into merchandise, our genesis controlled by some mutant form of agribusiness.

  • Father Hidalgo, during the Mexican War of Independence; Emiliano Zapata, during the Mexican Revolution; and César Chávez, during his battle for farmworkers’ rights against California agribusiness, all carried the emblem of La Virgen de Guadalupe.

  • Given the ongoing uproar over genetically modified crops, an uproar that has played an important role in the opposition to the World Trade Organization and that has become a key trade issue between the United States and Europe, agribusiness certainly seems to be a short-term loser.

  • According to the NYT , congressional victories for the business lobby this past year included: repeal of Depression-era laws preventing banks, securities firms, and insurance concerns from entering one another's line of business, a five-year extension of the business R&D tax credit, no increase in the minimum wage, no regulation of health-care plans, no campaign finance reform, and no ban on agribusiness mergers.

  • The WP goes bottom front with a dispatch about how the batch of appropriations bills currently on Congress' plate are salted with discreet little money plums for business: for auto companies, defense contractors, utilities, agribusiness, shipbuilders, chemical companies, and even an ammunition manufacturer.


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