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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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Within those bounds there are only 3,500 acres under cultivation, farmed by 638 growers.
We reported recently that several organic contaminants occurred at elevated concentrations in farmed Atlantic salmon compared with concentrations of the same contaminants in wild Pacific salmon [Hites et al.
A virus now threatening the Mexican farmed sardine stocks has started to spread across the oceans, infecting wild species.
No question, it's been rough seas for farmed salmon lately.
They're helping dismantle our very effective system of family farmed agriculture in favor of a failed Soviet model that replaces state control with corporate-level control.
A land of fertile and loamy river valleys and craggy inhospitable highlands, the people who settled and farmed here were no less shaped by the land than they shaped the land to meet their agricultural needs.
Wilmer Atkinson, a journalist, farmer and Quaker, created the journal as a way to communicate to others who farmed within a day's journey from Philadelphia.
In the first place, it was common: in 1820, 53% of the landholders in Cramahe were tenants; by the 1842 census, 38% of the occupiers of land who farmed were tenants; and by the 1871 census that percentage had declined to 29%.
Earlier studies had already shown that the organically farmed soil had higher levels of organic matter and a larger mass of microorganisms and soil enzymes.
I like that our cows are a lot healthier and we don't lose as many from the herd as we did before the transition to organic," said DeVos, whose family has transitioned 1,000 acres (550 acres from their family farm with the balance from leased land) to certified organic with a herd of 200 dairy cows, on a farm that had been conventionally farmed since 1968.
Although McMurry emphasizes the advantages of the Great Transformation, most notably the reduced labor for women, she too recognizes that under the old system "(t)hey farmed with greater consideration for the land and its productivity and tried to accommodate to natural processes, rather than to overcome them.
Earthbound Farm certified organic produce currently is farmed on more than 24,000 acres and is available in every state and in 74 percent of all supermarkets nationwide.