ploughable


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ploughable

(ˈplaʊəbəl) or

plowable

adj
(Agriculture) able to be ploughed
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With the help of his wife Lorna and middle daughter Penny, who also works on neighbouring units, he farms 180 acres of in-bye land, 60 of which is ploughable, and runs 25 spring-calving Blue Grey cows from November for five months on 300 acres of a National Trust-owned common.
If cattle numbers are reduced even further and the small ploughable part of grassland is ploughed up, then climate change would be accelerated.
Times are changing rapidly, and the growing demands for cereals and a declining area of land available to grow it on will lead many growers with ploughable land to take the easier option of growing crops for sale rather than feeding crops back through livestock.