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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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After the collapse of the Soviet collective farms were disbanded and abolished.
Stalin decided that collective farms would not only feed the industrial workers in the cities but could also provide a substantial amount of grain to be sold abroad, with the money used to finance his industrialization plans.
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.
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.
Examples of topics explored include the manipulation of formal seigniorial powers over land by Czech peasants of the Middle Ages, variations in the political implementation of the liberal land property paradigm across Europe, peasant strategies towards the disposition of land before and after the Napoleonic Civil Code in French Normandy, Nazi Germany's "Heredity Law" governing "ethnic" German land, and the transformation of collective farms in East Germany since 1989.
By necessity, the country successfully transitioned from large fossil-fuel-intensive collective farms to small organic farms and the cultivation of every available piece of urban land using traditional methods to feed the population.
The documents were signed between each operator and the General Director of the National Board of Farmland in Algiers (ONTA), during a symbolic ceremony marking the start of the conversion of the perpetual contract of use of the individual or collective farms into right to concession for 40-year renewable and mortgageable term.

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