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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In the old days, such a panic, with the accompanying extreme shrinkage of values, would have been a golden harvest time for him.
They were in the towns in harvest time, near the lumber camps in the winter, in the cities when the men came there; if a regiment were encamped, or a railroad or canal being made, or a great exposition getting ready, the crowd of women were on hand, living in shanties or saloons or tenement rooms, sometimes eight or ten of them together.
It was berry harvest time in Winesburg and upon the station platform men and boys loaded the boxes of red, fragrant berries into two express cars that stood upon the siding.
There are meadows that in some places come right down to the sea shore, well watered and full of luscious grass; grapes would do there excellently; there is level land for ploughing, and it would always yield heavily at harvest time, for the soil is deep.
At harvest time, though their crop was of the smallest, they made an image with the sheaves of Indian corn, and wreathed it with autumnal garlands, and bore it home triumphantly.
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.
It is harvest time for the date palms, after going through many stages, first the pollination (date pollination) to the harvesting stage (the harvest of dates) for storage and eating in the winter season or for sale, according to Oman News Agency (ONA).
Under a traditional crop insurance plan, farmers will only receive a payout if they earn less money at harvest time than they were projected to make when they planted their crop.
September-October was harvest time for the luscious lanzones, the reason our family made what became a traditional pilgrimage to a relative's home in Nagcarlan, Laguna.
Whether you grow in a Square Foot Garden, a straw bale garden, containers, or a traditional garden plot, you'll be happy to have "Square Foot Gardening: Growing Perfect Vegetables" is an exceptionally helpful gardening book enabling even the most novice of gardeners to approach harvest time with confidence.
Last year, producers in Bulgaria's Assenovgrad region reported thefts of large quantities of grapes at harvest time.
It's harvest time for loads of crops, so catch fruit and veg at their best, either for eating now or storing for the winter.