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Agribusiness refers to the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural products. It is a sector that plays a crucial role in the global economy, providing food and raw materials for a growing population. Agribusiness encompasses a wide range of activities, including farming, livestock production, food processing, marketing, and distribution. It involves the use of modern technologies and scientific innovations to increase productivity and efficiency in the agricultural sector. Agribusiness is a complex and dynamic industry that is influenced by a variety of factors, including climate, soil quality, government policies, and consumer demand. It requires a diverse range of skills and expertise, from farmers and ranchers to scientists and business professionals. Agribusiness is also closely linked to environmental sustainability, as the industry must balance economic growth with responsible resource management and conservation. In recent years, agribusiness has faced a number of challenges, including climate change, water scarcity, and food insecurity. To address these challenges, the industry has increasingly focused on sustainable agriculture practices, such as precision farming, conservation agriculture, and organic farming. Agribusiness also plays a critical role in addressing global food security, as it is responsible for producing and distributing the food that feeds the world's population.

production, processing, distribution, farming, livestock, food processing, marketing, sustainability, climate change, food security

Thomas Davis


Agribusiness is a facet of the English language, classified as a noun. Synonyms of Agribusiness include farming industry, agroindustry, agriculture sector and agricultural sector. Antonyms of Agribusiness include non-agriculture business, retail sector and services sector. Cognates of Agribusiness include agribisnis (Indonesian), agrobusiness (Italian) and Agribusiness (German). Variants of the word include agribusines, agribusinesse, agribusinesses and agribusiness'.

Morphology, etymology, lexicology, linguistics, agriculture, language, semantics, roots, derivation, lexeme, orthography, spelling, translingualism.

George Adrian Postea


Agribusiness is a term derived from two words, namely 'agriculture' and 'business.' The word first entered the English language in the 1950s and is popularly used to describe the practice of involving large-scale commercial agriculture enterprises. Agribusiness is primarily concerned with the production, processing, marketing and distribution of food and related products. From an etymological and morphological point of view, this term can be seen as an example of language evolution and pragmatism. In this case, the two words combined to form a new single word that holds more meaning than their individual parts combined. The word creates a concise and effective term used to refer to a branch of enterprise involved in large-scale agricultural activities. In terms of morphology, the combined word was formed by the combination of two separate words, making use of a process of word-formation known as compounding. This demonstrates the process of natural language evolution in terms of the development of new words, which can be seen in many other cases of English language evolution.

Etymology, Morphology, Agriculture, Business, Pragmatics

Henry Fontaine


Agribusiness is an industry that comprises the production and processing of agricultural goods, as well as the sale and supply of related services. It encompasses the product's entire life cycle, including the farm gate, production, processing, marketing and distribution. The term agribusiness is used in different languages, to define the same concept. In French, for instance, it would be called agro-business”; in Spanish “agro-negocio”; in German, “Agrarwirtschaftswissenschaft”; in Italian, “agroindustria”; in Japanese, “nougyou keizai”; in Korean, “nonggye gogan”; in Polish, “rolnictwo przemysłowe”; in Portuguese, “agro-negócio”; in Romanian, “agroindustrializare”; in Turkish, “tarımsal toplama.”

Agro-business, agro-negocio, Agrarwirtschaftswissenschaft, agroindustria, nougyou keizai, nonggye gogan, rolnictwo przemysłowe, agro-negócio, agroindustrializare, tarımsal toplama

Harris Awan


Designers who work in agribusiness can have a meaningful impact on the industry by creating unique, creative solutions to help farmers and ranchers meet the needs of their customers. For example, designers can develop packaging and marketing strategies, create brand identities, and create websites and other digital materials to promote their products. Designers can also use their visual communication and marketing skills to effectively brand and promote agricultural products, as well as create unique packaging designs that will help to increase the appeal of the product to the customer. Additionally, designers can help to create innovative solutions to address sustainability and food security challenges within the industry.

Agriculture, Farming, Produce, Crops, Livestock, Processing, Products, Distribution, Marketing, Research, Technology, Financing, Legal, Management.

Federica Costa


Agribusiness is an ever-evolving field of design that has the potential to be highly creative and impactful. Designers within the agribusiness field are tasked with creating innovative solutions to address challenges within the industry such as sustainability and food security. Designers can help farmers and ranchers develop packaging and marketing strategies, create brand identities, and create websites and other digital materials to promote their products. Additionally, designers can use their visual communication and marketing skills to effectively brand and promote agricultural products, as well as create unique packaging designs that will help to increase the appeal of the product to the customer.

Agriculture, farming, crops, livestock, food production, processing, branding, marketing, packaging, sustainability.

Claudia Rossetti


Agribusiness is an exciting field of design which calls on the creative side of designers. It involves the application of design practices to create innovative solutions for agricultural production, which will enable farmers and ranchers to meet the needs of their customers. As a designer, you can use your visual communication and marketing skills to bring out the best in the world’s agricultural products. From branding to packaging to advertising, agribusiness can be a great avenue to showcase your creativity.

Agriculture, Farming, Crops, Livestock, Food Production, Market Research

Anna Lombardi


Agribusiness is a sector that involves the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural products. It covers a wide range of activities from planting and harvesting crops, livestock farming, and food processing, to the marketing, delivery, and retailing of agricultural products. Examples of agribusiness include production of food, feed, fiber and fuel, and processing of agricultural inputs such as fertilizer and pesticides.

Agriculture, Farming, Food, Crops, Livestock

Chiara Ferrari


Agribusiness is the business of agricultural production. It encompasses a variety of activities including farming, processing, distribution, and marketing of food and fiber products. It includes the production of raw materials, such as grains, fruits, vegetables, and livestock, as well as the production of processed food products, such as dairy, meat, and beverages. Agribusiness also includes the marketing of agricultural products and services, such as agricultural research, agricultural finance, and agricultural insurance.

Agriculture, Farming, Crops, Food Production, Livestock

Roberto Colombo


Agribusiness is an area of business that focuses on the production and distribution of agricultural products. It involves all of the steps from production to the point of sale, including the cultivation of land, the procurement and processing of raw materials, the packaging and distribution of the finished product, and the sale and marketing of the product. Agribusinesses are also involved in the research and development of new technologies, production processes, and products, as well as the financing, legal, and management aspects of their operations.

Agriculture, farming, food, production, distribution, marketing.

Giulia Esposito

CITATION : "Giulia Esposito. 'Agribusiness.' Design+Encyclopedia. (Accessed on July 24, 2024)"


Agribusiness is a broad term referring to any enterprise engaged in the production, processing and/or trading of agricultural commodities. This includes activities such as growing crops, raising livestock or fish, manufacturing and selling processed foods, and selling fertilizers, pesticides, and other related products. Designers may work with agribusiness owners to create packaging and marketing strategies, develop brand identities, and create websites and other digital materials to promote their products.

Agriculture, farming, agritech, agroecology, crop production.

Emma Bernard

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