With more farmable
land that is optimized for water management and more uniform production, growers can experience increased yield.
The original homesteads were established on farmable
land near water sources, in warm valleys, or on snow-free prairies.
as much of our land as possible remains farmable
, that farming skills remain abundant, and that public indifference and obloquy does not entirely crush the enthusiasm of farmers for their calling," he writes.
The transcontinentals had to run through hundreds of miles of difficult terrain that never would be farmable
and never would generate much traffic for the road.
Africa holds 60 per cent of the world's uncultivated farmable
land however one in three people still go hungry there every day.
Al-Habsi added that Oman s fish farming is still in the primary phase compared to other countries within the current development in Oman s fish farming research sector as the Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry managed to prepare applied studies on farmable
species of marine organisms that live in Oman s waters, such as abalone, lobster and marine trepang.
We need to expand our ability to farm on land not considered farmable
because it is eroded or desertified, using water not considered suitable for farming because it is wastewater or saltwater.
Additionally, the residential and oil industry killed off a big part of farmable
However, the CRP approach that USDA sought comments on would keep the program at 32 million acres, which would be divided between 24 million enrolled via general signups and 8 million for "targeted" signups, such as the conservation reserve enhancement program; continuous signups; farmable
wetlands; state acres for wildlife enhancement; and other initiatives.
The region has almost a million hectares (3,900 sq miles) of farmable
land, of which 62 per cent is in some form of environmentallyfriendly stewardship scheme, managed by farmers and landowners.
For instance, vast farmable
holdings are only available in thinly populated areas and with labour-intensive plantations, many people are needed for harvesting and maintenance.
Planting Hope on Worn-Out Land: History of the Tuskegee Land Utilization Project, Macon County, Alabama 1935-1959 is a thoughtful historical chronicle of a project that helped rehabilitate the barely farmable
land that African-Americans were sharecropping upon at the close of the Civil War.