harvest time

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Noun1.harvest time - the season for gathering crops
farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
time of year, season - one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions; "the regular sequence of the seasons"
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At harvest time, they were forced to go with their little axes and cut down the grain, exactly as a woodcutter makes a clearing in the forest; and when a stalk of wheat, with its overburdened top, chanced to come crashing down upon an unfortunate Pygmy, it was apt to be a very sad affair.
18, 1995--The classic varietal grapes at Callaway have ripened to their peak, heralding the arrival of harvest time at Callaway Vineyard & Winery.
Two days were set aside at harvest time, a time to enjoy ``the long hot labors of the summer.
Bountiful harvest: It'll be harvest time in Long Beach Aug.
Our seed sources aren't suspect, but we'll be taking samples near harvest time in late July,'' Santa Clara County Deputy Agricultural Commissioner Kevin O'Day said Wednesday.
If you miss the fresh crush at harvest time, you buy canned wine-grape juice at winemaking stores any time of year.
Photo: Trying to raise Penny (Vanessa Zima), his teen-age granddaughter, recent widower Ulee Jackson (Peter Fonda) moves his bee colonies in preparation for honey harvest time in ``Ulee's Gold.
With harvest time looming, the Sitzmans will be too busy to do much spending just yet.
No matter that fall is classically known as harvest time.
Kannemeyer, who also runs Tabascorez and outsider Harvest Time, adds: ``Pacewise, let's say we're not going to get caught with our pants down.
While prices had declined to near the loan rate by harvest time, farmers had plenty of opportunities to take advantage of the price strength over the summer.
IT'S almost harvest time in Emmerdale country - but the only reaping going on at the moment is when fiery redhead Chloe Atkinson gets into bed with hunky Carl King.