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farm

agricultural enterprise based on land use.

farm animal
animals used for the production of human and animal food and feed, fiber, skin and hide and, to the extent that they are used in farm work, bullocks and horses used in the hauling of freight and for transport.
farm chemical
includes fertilizers, insectides, herbicides, medicines, bird repellents, poison baits: a common source of poisoning for farm animals.
dry farm
a farm dependent on rainfall as its water resource—no irrigation is available.
irrigation farm
a farm with a significant part of its area under irrigation.
pasture farm
a farm whose principal resource is pasture for grazing animals.
farm profile
a description of the resources and practices on a farm drawn up so that an assessor can estimate the financial viability and potential of the unit.
farm visits
see veterinary farm visits.
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With cropland tracts ranging in size from 34 to 496 acres, this offering will appeal to developers, investors, small farmers and large grower/operators.
As such, there remains substantial uncertainty as to how much cropland might realistically shift to poplar production.
If cultured beef entirely replaced the conventional kind, that would mean 35 million acres of cropland, million acres of pastureland, and 55 million acres of land used to grow hay could revert to nature.
that forces announced its decision to seize 79 dunums of cropland in Ras Salah
The conversion of forests into cropland worldwide has triggered an atmospheric change that, while seldom considered in climate models, has had a net cooling effect on global temperatures, according to a new Yale study.
In Alberta, conversion of native grasslands to cropland and degradation of native grasslands are the primary contributing factors to long-term declines in breeding ferruginous hawks (Schmutz, 1984; Bechard and Schmutz, 1995).
25 mm WSA contents in all the three layers followed the sequence: cropland > farmland > grassland > orchard.
Estimates from the latest National Resources Inventory--a nationwide survey of non-federal land conducted by USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service--also show that every state developed rural land and lost cropland soil to erosion between 2007 and 2010.
It calculates that the global cropland area available for supplying demand could safely increase by up to 1,640 million hectares.
A total of 55 houses have been toppled and about 350 hectares of cropland have been damaged as a result of the rain.
The United Nations now estimates that more than 20% of the Earth's cultivated soils have been significantly degraded, while in the United States, 28% of cropland is eroding at an unsustainable rate.