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agricultural enterprise based on land use.
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.
includes fertilizers, insectides, herbicides, medicines, bird repellents, poison baits: a common source of poisoning for farm animals.
a farm dependent on rainfall as its water resource—no irrigation is available.
a farm with a significant part of its area under irrigation.
a farm whose principal resource is pasture for grazing animals.
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.
see veterinary farm visits.