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A type of farming practiced in arid areas without irrigation by planting drought-resistant crops or by employing moisture-enhancing techniques such as planting seeds deep in the ground or using and maintaining a fine surface tilth or mulch that delays evaporation. Also called dryland farming.
dry farm n.
dry′-farm′ (drī′färm′) v.
dry farmer n.
(Agriculture) a system of growing crops in arid or semiarid regions without artificial irrigation, by reducing evaporation and by special methods of tillage
dry farmer n
a mode of farming for regions of scant rainfall, relying on suitable crops and water-retentive tillage methods. Also called dry farming.