fourragère

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four·ra·gère

(fo͝or′ə-zhâr′)
n.
An ornamental braided cord usually looped around the left shoulder of a uniform, sometimes awarded to an entire military unit.

[French (term probably introduced by Napoleon I, the first to award the decoration to French units), from fourragère, feminine of fourrager, of or relating to forage (probably as in corde fourragère, alternate term for corde à fourrage, forage rope, a length of rope for trussing bundles of hay forming part of the kit of cavalry, traditionally carried by Austrian dragoons around their shoulders and later developing into an ornament from their practice) : fourrage, forage (from Old French forrage) ; see forage + -ier, adjectival suffix.]

fourragère

(ˈfʊərəˌʒɛə; French furaʒɛr)
n
(Military) an ornamental cord worn on the shoulder of a uniform for identification or as an award, esp in the US and French Armies
[French, feminine adj of fourrager relating to forage, from fourrage forage]

four•ra•gère

(ˌfʊər əˈʒɛər)

n.
1. an ornament of cord worn on the shoulder.
2. such a cord awarded as an honorary military decoration.
[1915–20; < French]
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Association Francaise pour la Production Fourragere, INRA, Versailles Cedex, France.
Cette complementarite permet aux agriculteurs-paysans concernes d'etre a la fois autonomes (autonomie fourragere, autonomie relativement aux apports d'intrants, etc.) et economes (economie d'intrants et de materiel).
Belgian Fourragere 1940; cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in France and Germany.
Decorations and citations: Silver Star Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Glider Badge (2 combat landing stars, Normandy and Holland); Bronze Star Medal (heroic conduct), with Oak Leaf Cluster (combat); Purple Heart (Normandy), with Oak Leaf Cluster (Ardennes-"Battle of the Bulge"); Distinguished Unit Badge; Militar Willems Orde, Orange Lanyard, Royal Netherlands Army; Fourragere, Belgium; European Theatre of Operations Medal with four bronze battle stars from Normandy, Ardennes, Rhineland, and Central Europe.
La Tunisie consacre annuellement, une moyenne de 600 millions de dinars pour l'importation des cereales, dont le ble tendre, le ble dur et l'orge fourragere, selon les statistiques de l'Office des cereales.
Selon Dirk Parkinson, partenaire et consultant aupres du consortium americain, il s'agit d'un projet integre qui consiste a utiliser le modele americain que ce soit dans le fonctionnement de la ferme ou dans la culture fourragere, cerealiere et meme de la pomme de terre.
Il est aussi necessaire de developper les varietes agronomiques (culture d'orge et fourragere) et diffuser les techniques de recherches qui sont au point pour s'adapter aux conditions des zones arides et semi arides qui occupent la grande partie du pays.
His granddaughters were presented with an armload of medals, including the Bronze Star, the Good Conduct Medal, a Presidential Unit Citation, the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with two bronze stars and an arrowhead; the World War II Victory Medal, the Army of Occupation Medal with Germany Clasp, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Belgian Fourragere, the Netherlands Orange Lanyard, the Honorable Service Lapel Button for World War II and the Basic Parachute Badge.
Red and green rope, brass tip: French Fourragere aux cottleurs de la Croix de Guerre (Fourragere in the colors of the Cross of War).
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Le systeme de mise en defens en zones steppiques a permis d'accroitre la production fourragere pour la porter a 200 unites fourrageres par hectare, dans la wilaya d'El-Bayadh, a-t-on appris mardi dernier de l'antenne locale du Haut-Commissariat au developpement de la steppe (HCDS).
Les legumineuses (luzernes, bersim, mais fourrager, orge fourragere et avoine) se positionnent en 3e rang avec 9.810 ha dont 8.975 ha en bour et 835 ha en irrigue.