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arable farming

the cultivation of land to produce crops (as compared with the raising of livestock).
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Cathy McLean, director of RICS Wales, said: "Ever rising commodity prices have pushed the price of farmland to record highs as farmers and investors compete for arable land.
8 per cent, is falling more rapidly than prime arable land - pounds 2,801 per acre, down three per cent.
Lithuanian Republic territory at scale 1: 5000 sentinel plots database KS_DB5LT arable land according to land use update service for the State Enterprise Agricultural Information and Rural Business Centre functions.
To be green the farmer has to maintain 5% of his arable land as an Ecological Focus Area.
Nationally, the average for prime arable land fell by just one per cent during the second half of the year.
It goes without saying that for a continent where agriculture provides about two-thirds of employment and accounts for about two-thirds of the world s arable land, the sector cannot continue to operate at subsistence levels especially when it is realised that the continent spends US $35 billion on food imports each year while a quarter of its population suffer from hunger or malnutrition.
He added "Our arable land is decreasing with a range between 0 .
The company's farmland database shows the average price of arable land in England was PS9,300/acre in 2017, slightly below 2016's average of PS9,500 per acre.
The old articles to the Agriculture Law stipulated that building on lands or changing the arable land to non-agricultural was punishable with up to a 6-month imprisonment and a fine ranging between LE 10,000 and LE 50,000.
Bett expressed concern that the country struggles to feed itself, yet there is a huge chunk of arable land lying idle in various regions.
After falling significantly during the summer and autumn of 2016, average arable land values are now recorded at below PS10,000 per acre across the whole of the UK.