Agricultural and horticultural organizations promote the interests of persons engaged in raising livestock, harvesting crops or aquatic resources, cultivating useful or ornamental plants or similar pursuits.  Generally, agricultural and horticultural activities are those involved in the art or science of cultivating land, including preparing the soil, planting seeds, raising and harvesting crops or aquatic resources (including fishing and related pursuits), and rearing, feeding and managing livestock.  Livestock includes fur-bearing animals raised in captivity for their pelts, as well as domestic farm animals such as sheep, cattle, hogs, etc.  Aquatic resources does not include mineral resources.

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