arable farming


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arable farming

the cultivation of land to produce crops (as compared with the raising of livestock).
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I'm Donald Brown, manager of Ian Brown and Sons, which is an intensive arable farming business in Perthshire.
He noted that the Southern District is suitable for beef production, arable farming and tourism and this must be developed for the benefit of the area and the nation at large.
Euryn Jones, HSBC's regional agriculture director for Wales and southwest England, said: "This is an exceptionally well-managed and progressive arable farming business and the couple's dedication to becoming a greener, more sustainable business is testament to their forward-thinking approach to farming and, with our financial support now in place, we hope to see them achieve these ambitions.
We need it as drinking water, for arable farming, in livestock and industry.
Maps and documents from the 1840s show that arable farming was far more common in 19th century Wales than it is today - even on the highest mountains - while trees are now much more abundance on farmland than in the past.
The award-winning event has, over its history, educated more than 17,000 North East children aged five to nine about aspects of farming, the environment and rural life, from beekeeping to arable farming, red squirrel preservation, butchery, gamekeeping and flood management techniques.
Children in Year 1 and Year 2 have had an opportuntity to visit the Co-Operative Farm at Ashby St Ledgers to learn about arable farming and do some cooking using products grown on the farm.
In July 2013 the value of purchased cereals and industrial plants much higher than in June 2013 in SloveniaThe value of purchase in the group arable farming was much higher than in June 2013.
Henry, whose family farm surrounds Kenilworth Castle, switched from dairy farming to beef and arable farming, selling his meat to Waitrose.
African governments have largely welcomed the 'foreign investments', saying that they have millions of hectares of surplus land suitable for intensive arable farming.
Glyndwer University will focus its research on fructans in new strains of ryegrass, grown on land unsuitable for arable farming.
Warburtons said it had secured enough Hereward and Solstice wheat for mass production of Seed to Crumb as a result of its 10-year partnership with Open Field, the UK's biggest grain marketing and arable farming co-operative.