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arable farming

the cultivation of land to produce crops (as compared with the raising of livestock).
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'Rivers indigenes are hereby advised to join the State Government to protect all arable lands by reporting any form of encroachment under whatever guise', the statement added.
"This is a rare opportunity to acquire over 400 acres of prime arable land in south-east Fife," said Duncan Barrie from selling agent, Galbraith.
There are also substantial investments being put in place in Uganda to develop large commercial farms that enjoy larger economies of scale, are more mechanised meaning they produce at much lower unit costs.Likewise, Tanzania has larger available arable land, and larger average size of farms, more rainfall and is also producing more competitively for most agricultural produce.
Lot one comprises of 120.33 acres of arable land, currently cropped to potatoes, maize and beet.
"Generally, arable land is selling for between PS6,000 per acre and PS11,000 per acre, with pasture ranging from PS5,000 per acre to PS8,000 per acre.
President Sooronbai Jeenbekov on March 26 has signed the amendments to the law on moratorium on transformation of irrigated arable land into other categories of land.
Islamabad -- Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday shared his vision for Pakistan's urban centres and said his government would encourage vertical construction to increase green spaces and protect the country's arable land.
He said our arable land is being eaten up by housing societies and has grave consequences for our food security in the future.
The managing director said the loan will play a vital role to implement the planned housing programme in rural areas as the construction of unplanned houses is severely affecting rural arable land across the country.
Jin Wencheng, deputy director of the department, said the plateau region lacks arable land. By designating the grain functional areas, the region can limit the use of good arable land only for growing staple grain, especially highland barley.
Bett expressed concern that the country struggles to feed itself, yet there is a huge chunk of arable land lying idle in various regions.