hobby farmer


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hobby farmer

n
1. (Professions) a person who runs a farm as a hobby rather than a means of making a living
2. (Agriculture) a person who runs a farm as a hobby rather than a means of making a living
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The hobby farmer has different needs than the commercial farmer.
If you're a hobby farmer, you'll need a variety of appropriate implements to complement the tractor.
ONE of the Midlands' bestknown entrepreneurs is "dependent" on his "hobby farmer" wife - although she almost never makes a profit - according to a court ruling.
Washington State hobby farmer and heritage Buckeye chicken breeder, Barbara Judd was a first time LGD prospective buyer and owner when she contacted me querying about the availability of pups.
Any case of bird flu, whether it originates from a commercial flock or a hobby farmer, triggers a response from state and federal officials.
"It's not for the hobby farmer." Think square-foot gardening on a commercial scale.
* Sara Rolfs, professional volunteer and hobby farmer. She volunteers for ECHO, MRST, Northwest Farm Credit Local Advisors and Washington Elementary School PTSA.
While the hobby farmer remains an important part of Woods' end-user customer base, our connection with hunters and conservationists has reaped new rewards.
Summary: In Lebanon's fertile Bek Valley, a hobby farmer is sowing the seeds of solar energy, an idea that might help an area starved of affordable electricity.
Also in the interbreed shortlist was the Welsh Black entry from Harlech hobby farmer Lynn Foxwell.
For example, we asked respondents: "When you shop at this co-op store, what best describes you?" The respondent was to check one of four options: farmer, hobby farmer, homeowner or wildlife enthusiast.
Among them are-as you can see for yourself in the contributors' section--an accountant, a hobby farmer, an entomologist, two visual artists, a retired dean of arts, a family doctor, a translator, a film critic, a nurse, a Parliament Hill reporter for Global TV, a civil servant or two, a political scientist, a schoolteacher, a chocolatier, a 14-year-old, a retired credit controller, a realtor, an archivist, an actor, a physiologist, a pure water technologist and the chief curator at the National Gallery of Canada.