sodbuster


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sod·bus·ter

 (sŏd′bŭs′tər)
n. Slang
A farmer.

sodbuster

(ˈsɒdˌbʌstə)
n
(Agriculture) censorious Western US a farmer, farm hand, or homesteader
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sodbuster - a person who operates a farmsodbuster - a person who operates a farm  
contadino - an Italian farmer
creator - a person who grows or makes or invents things
agriculturalist, agriculturist, cultivator, grower, raiser - someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
apiarist, apiculturist, beekeeper - a farmer who keeps bees for their honey
dairy farmer, dairyman - the owner or manager of a dairy
arboriculturist, tree farmer, forester - someone trained in forestry
plantation owner, planter - the owner or manager of a plantation
rancher - a person who owns or operates a ranch
smallholder - a person owning or renting a smallholding
small farmer - a farmer on a small farm
sower - someone who sows
stock farmer, stock raiser, stockman - farmer who breed or raises livestock
tenant farmer - a farmer who works land owned by someone else
tiller - someone who tills land (prepares the soil for the planting of crops)
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69) Other major instituted programs included the sodbuster and swampbuster programs, under which any farmer who raises a commodity crop on either highly erodible land (sodbuster) or converted wetlands (swampbuster) loses eligibility for commodity and most other federal farm support programs.
The first combined the stunning beauty of the Grand Tetons with the struggle for land use between cattlemen and sodbuster homesteaders.
Even the poorest among us possess far more material goods and comforts than the average sodbuster, or even medieval royalty.
The 1985 Food Security Act was revolutionary in that it contained provisions, called Conservation Compliance, Sodbuster, and Swampbuster, that require all participants in federal farm programs to comply with minimum standards of land stewardship.
On April 25, 1958, my informant Ray Fuller is referred to as the "Mullican Sodbuster," [sic] on page 6.
32) On the drier land, my great-grandfather planted twenty acres of flax, which is what every sodbuster planted the first year, and ten acres of oats.
Antler King's Sodbuster Disc Harrow has a 46-inch cutting width and up to an eight-inch cutting depth.
com, include Lavender Mist, which is made with lavender blossoms; Romantic Rose, which is made with rose petals; Mint Meadows, which is made with wild peppermint leaves; Rosemary Kiss, which is made with rosemary leaves; Patchouli, which is a "power punch made with patchouli leaves"; Summer Mountain, which is made with sandalwood oil; Sodbuster, which "will remove almost any odor" also contains aloe vera; and Cinnamon Blast, which is an "aromatic rush made of ground cinnamon sticks.
hillbilly, hoosier, jackpine savage, mossback, mountain-boomer, pumpkin-husker, rail-splitter, rube, sodbuster, stump farmer, swamp angel, yahoo, or yokel.
In Penn Warren's All the King's Men sodbuster and schoolteacher Willie Stark starts his odyssey to the statehouse full of high ideals and good intentions, but by the time he moves into the governor's mansion, Stark has sold every ideal and voter down the river.
The Case Sodbuster is a hard working slip joint folder that has been around for a half century and has seen a lot of use by farmers and hunters alike.