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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.
References in classic literature ?
We must give up the farm, my dear," replied her uncle sadly, "and wander away into the world to work for our living.
And I'll make a promise, too; that you shall both see me again before the day comes when you must leave this farm.
At night when he went to bed after a long day of adventures in the stables, in the fields, or driving about from farm to farm with his grandfather, he wanted to embrace everyone in the house.
From the windows of his own room he could not see directly into the barnyard where the farm hands had now all assembled to do the morning shores, but he could hear the voices of the men and the neighing of the horses.
I cut adrift from all that nonsense when I took this farm and got my living out of the horses.
As for what people may say, they have said it already, from my father and mother downward, in the time when I took to the horses and the farm.
Then when Robert was about nineteen his father made another move to the farm of Lochlea, about ten miles off.
For on the farm the father and brothers had begun to grow flax, and it was thought well that one of them should know how to prepare it for spinning.
On our way to the farm we arranged that Miss Halcombe was to enter the house alone, and that I was to wait outside, within call.
I know his farm is in better order than any other within ten miles of us; and as for the kitchen," he added, smiling, "I don't believe there's one in the kingdom to beat it.
Some day he would run this farm, and Martin had put too much of his very blood into it not to make sure that the hands into which it would fall became competent.
Frome's long illness, they would sell the farm and saw-mill and try their luck in a large town.