collective farm

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collective farm

n.
A farm or a group of farms organized as a unit and managed and worked cooperatively by a group of laborers under state supervision, especially in a communist country.

collective farm

n
(Agriculture) (chiefly in Communist countries) a farm or group of farms managed and owned, through the state, by the community. Russian name: kolkhoz

collec′tive farm′


n.
(esp. in Communist countries) a farm, or a number of farms organized as a unit, worked by a community under the supervision of the state.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.collective farm - a farm operated collectively
collective - members of a cooperative enterprise
kibbutz - a collective farm or settlement owned by its members in modern Israel; children are reared collectively
kolkhoz - a collective farm owned by the communist state
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With their departure, irrigation departments were unable to cope with the complex demands of providing water to thousands of dekhan farms, using the extensive network of irrigation canals that had been developed to serve the collective farms.
The state farm "Rodina" was organized in accordance with the decision of the executive committee of the Slantsy region on December 2, 1954 on the basis of the collective farms "Rodina", "Bronevik" and "Renovated land".
Stalin government was introduced a programme of agricultural collectivization that forces farmers to give up their private land, equipment and livestock, and join state owned, factory-like collective farms.
Landbank-which plans to triple its loan portfolio to small farmers and fisherfolk from P38 billion as of September 2016 to P115 billion by 2022-commits to do this by bankrolling multiple farmers' cooperatives that team up with big agribusiness enterprises to professionally manage their collective farms and make them more productive.
That was particularly true in agriculture, where Gorbachev's vision diverged sharply from the long-standing Soviet consensus, which backed collective farms and permitted individual farming only in limited circumstances.
Antipina investigated and for the first time described the life of farmers and villagers and history and life of collective farms in Kyrgyzstan.
Meanwhile, Hamas targeted collective farms just across the border from Gaza with rockets and mortar bombs.
Palestinians kept up rocket and mortar fire that, since the last truce expired on Friday, has focused on collective farms, just across the border.
Israeli government claims that Hamas forces continue to target collective farms in Israel with missiles, despite ceasefire period.
Stalin decreed that Ukrainian peasants must join collective farms and that their harvests would be confiscated by Soviet authorities.

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