mixed farming


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mixed farming

n.
The practice of growing cash crops and raising livestock on the same farm.
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mixed farming

n
(Agriculture) combined arable and livestock farming (on mixed farms)
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Noun1.mixed farming - growing crops and feed and livestock all on the same farmmixed farming - growing crops and feed and livestock all on the same farm
farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
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Translations

mixed farming

nagricoltura e allevamento di bestiame insieme
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has called for small-scale farmers to embrace land consolidation and mixed farming as ways to improve their income, and subsequently, lift their standard of living.
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It is important to keep in mind that smallholder mixed farming system, which is being practiced nearly by four million households in the country, is the 'nucleus' of Nepalese agriculture and must not be ignored at all for its development.
These are prime examples of how smaller scale farmers, with limited capital to diversify can achieve mixed farming practices and increase their farming enterprises, or even larger farmers looking at expanding once again.
Farmland bird populations have declined by 56% since 1970, largely due to agricultural changes including the loss of mixed farming, a switch to autumn sowing of crops, a reduction in hay meadows and the stripping out of hedgerows.
Bobcat said the new TL30.70 is ideal for poultry and goat farms but also for mixed farming, particularly on small and medium-sized crop, livestock and dairy farms.
The firm said that the machine is suited for poultry and goat farms along with mixed farming, particularly on small and medium sized crop, livestock and dairy farms.