mixed farming


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mixed farming

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

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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mixed farming

nagricoltura e allevamento di bestiame insieme
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The four new offers Online Arable Offer, Lowland Grazing Offer, Upland Offer and Mixed Farming Offer will provide tailored options covering the full range of different farm types, so farmers and land managers can deliver environmental benefits no matter where they are or what they farm.
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The non-agricultural lands of the province," he says, in introduction to his thesis, "should be so administered as to induce the occupants to adopt mixed farming methods as rapidly as the progress of scientific agricultural makes such methods possible or economic conditions make the advisable.
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The AerWay acquisition expands Salford's niche tillage product lineup to offer more vertical tillage and pastureland management tools that appeal to livestock and mixed farming customers.
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EC PROPOSALS forcing Welsh producers to grow three arable crops would damage the country's mixed farming system, the FUW says.
Mixed farming enables rural families to decrease exposure to risk through diversification, he added.
thesis, this is a study based on two earner partners living in mixed farming systems in Senegal where livelihoods are primarily from crops and livestock.
The PM made a special mention of Baranaja, a traditional system of mixed farming followed in Uttarakhand under which 12 species are intercropped.
While methods for the quantitative evaluation of mixed farming are being developed, policy analysts must also consider reward systems to drive real change in business and farming practice.