"Agriculture has changed dramatically over the years, and it's become even more technologically advanced in the past 5 to 10 years alone. In fact, agriculture is like lot the car industry. One used to have to custom order power windows. Today power windows come standard on new vehicles just like most technology comes standard today on agricultural products."
Agriculture is a culture derived from the needs of the people who farm the land
Our definition focuses more on the holistic perspective of the culture of farming
Agriculture developed because of the needs of the people for food, and grew into a highly technological, industrialized process
Agriculture is like Disney World: it is a culture in and of itself, with many different components working together.
Agriculture is like learning to walk: it starts small and uncertain, but as it grows it becomes more highly developed and technological and continues to be perfected.
Agriculture is like a watch: you only see the finished product, but it is a long journey to assemble the parts.
Agriculture is like a toilet: you need shit.
"Agriculture is like a ship without a rudder," Sweger says, musing about how the industry isn't very speedy at changing directions. "You need-"
"A big storm," Magan says, jumping in with both his words and his boots. As he speaks, he stomps his feet into the muck and tosses the PVC pipe to his German shepherd again.
"Yeah, a big storm," Sweger agrees.
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.