crofting


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crofting

(ˈkrɒftɪŋ)
n
(Agriculture) Brit the system or occupation of working land in crofts
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crofting

[ˈkrɒftɪŋ] (Scot)
B. CPD [community] → de granjas pequeñas

crofting

(esp Scot)
n Bewirtschaftung von kleinen Pachtgrundstücken
adj attr communityvon Kleinpächtern
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Crofting's importance to the livestock sector, to food production, to High Nature Value areas and to rural population retention is widely appreciated.
Crofting couple Lynn and Sandra face the danger of a drought, while buffalo farmer Stevie's herd go for a cooling dip in the loch.
It had been said that the spread of bracken was the result of an absence of cattle on the hills and the decline in crofting, he added.
"At a time when political noise drowns out practical need, those farming and crofting Scotland's more disadvantaged land need certainty and support.
But these mostly crofting communities are the low-lying fruit of land reform.
He said: "The idea that the UK Government want to steal back powers over things like crofting at a time when it has handed over responsibility for most of income tax and a huge chunk of welfare is just ridiculous.
The only aspect of the rural services budget to increase is funding to the Crofting Commission, which has risen by PS400,000 to PS2.9m.
A Scottish classic and a powerful elegy for the crofting way of life.
Long-serving manager Sheila MacCormick is from a local crofting family and is a mine of tourist information.
It will be recited during Burns Night celebrations in the writer's hometown of Aultgrishan, a tiny crofting community, tomorrow.
The west of Ireland and crofting areas of the Hebrides are their closest stronghold but they also breed throughout eastern Europe into central Asia.