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farm team

n
(General Sporting Terms) US and Canadian a sports team in a smaller or lower league that is affiliated to one in a larger or higher league
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farm′ team`


n.
a team, esp. a baseball team, in a minor league that is owned by or affiliated with a major-league team, for training or keeping players until ready or needed.
Also called farm′ club`.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.farm team - a minor-league team that is owned by a major-league team (especially in baseball)farm team - a minor-league team that is owned by a major-league team (especially in baseball)
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
minor-league club, minor-league team - a team that plays in a minor league
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To discuss why diversification might be the right option for you and your farm business, contact Jamie Oliver via jamieoliver@georgefwhite.co.uk, or call the GFW farm team on 01665 511 982.
Desk-based consultancy isn't going to achieve this, which is why our farm team have lots of face to face contact with clients, visiting farms regularly, looking at stock, crops, and machinery and assessing its strengths and challenges to decide where next to take the business, or strategically advise on what it needs at that time, whether that's preventative measures, business planning and cash flow management, or preparation of funding briefs and farm budgets.
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