of or relating to a nation’s agricultural economy, the financial problems of farmers as a group, etc.:
mounting pressures on the agro-economic system.
a combining form meaning “field,” “soil,” “crop production,” used in the formation of compound words: agronomy. Historical Examples It has a frontage of one hundred feet on the Via Appia, and an extension in agro of two hundred and thirty feet. The Catacombs of Rome William Henry Withrow The cattle of the agro are, Signor […]
the large-scale production, processing, and packaging of food using modern equipment and methods.
to industrialize the agriculture of: to agro-industrialize a developing nation. to convert or organize into an agro-industry: to agro-industrialize livestock production. to become an agro-industry.
adjective a variant spelling of agri-environmental