sodbuster


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sod·bus·ter

 (sŏd′bŭs′tər)
n. Slang
A farmer.

sodbuster

(ˈsɒdˌbʌstə)
n
(Agriculture) censorious Western US a farmer, farm hand, or homesteader
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sodbuster - a person who operates a farmsodbuster - a person who operates a farm  
contadino - an Italian farmer
creator - a person who grows or makes or invents things
agriculturalist, agriculturist, cultivator, grower, raiser - someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
apiarist, apiculturist, beekeeper - a farmer who keeps bees for their honey
dairy farmer, dairyman - the owner or manager of a dairy
arboriculturist, tree farmer, forester - someone trained in forestry
plantation owner, planter - the owner or manager of a plantation
rancher - a person who owns or operates a ranch
smallholder - a person owning or renting a smallholding
small farmer - a farmer on a small farm
sower - someone who sows
stock farmer, stock raiser, stockman - farmer who breed or raises livestock
tenant farmer - a farmer who works land owned by someone else
tiller - someone who tills land (prepares the soil for the planting of crops)
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"Nother pig-headed sodbuster. What's wrong with a little jaw anyhoo?" he grumbles sotto voce.
One of the most common is the Sodbuster pattern, which is nothing more than a big jackknife with a handle in the 4.5" range--and there are junior versions which average 3.6".
Environmental concerns were also addressed by other provisions of the 1985 act, notably the sodbuster and swampbuster provisions that rendered farmers who converted virgin grassland or wetlands to crop production ineligible for any farm program benefits, including price supports, crop insurance, disaster payments, and some federally guaranteed loans.
Enacted in 1985, "[c]onservation compliance is the closest analog to environmental regulation in the Farm Bill." (136) Comprised of the "sodbuster" and "swampbuster" requirements, conservation compliance provisions require that in exchange for farm bill benefits and subsidies such as commodity payments, farm loans, crop insurance, and conservation payments, producers meet conservation requirements for highly erodible lands and wetlands.
To be eligible for assistance in the various programs, producers and landowners must comply with conservation provisions and requirements on highly erodible land (Sodbuster) and on wetlands (Swampbuster).
Deep in the Willamette Valley, at Sodbuster Hop Farms, there is an entire field of Salmon Safe Cascade hops that are grown especially for Full Sail.
The old term "sodbuster" took on a whole new meaning for us!
Filburn (1942) the Court unanimously ruled that the federal government could regulate Ohio sodbuster Roscoe Filburns personal use of his own homegrown wheat.
hillbilly, hoosier, jackpine savage, mossback, mountain-boomer, pumpkin-husker, rail-splitter, rube, sodbuster, stump farmer, swamp angel, yahoo, or yokel.
In Penn Warren's All the King's Men sodbuster and schoolteacher Willie Stark starts his odyssey to the statehouse full of high ideals and good intentions, but by the time he moves into the governor's mansion, Stark has sold every ideal and voter down the river.
The Case Sodbuster is a hard working slip joint folder that has been around for a half century and has seen a lot of use by farmers and hunters alike.