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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One of the most common is the Sodbuster pattern, which is nothing more than a big jackknife with a handle in the 4.
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.
137) Under the sodbuster provisions, producers must agree to cultivate land classified as "highly erodible" using an approved conservation plan.
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.
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.
GAO examined (1) the extent of grassland conversions to cropland and the cost of farm program payments for these newly converted cropland acres; (2) the relative importance of farm program payments versus other factors in producers' decisions to convert grassland to cropland; and (3) any impact the Sodbuster conservation provision--which places soil erosion standards on certain converted land--has had on limiting grassland conversions.
com, include Lavender Mist, which is made with lavender blossoms; Romantic Rose, which is made with rose petals; Mint Meadows, which is made with wild peppermint leaves; Rosemary Kiss, which is made with rosemary leaves; Patchouli, which is a "power punch made with patchouli leaves"; Summer Mountain, which is made with sandalwood oil; Sodbuster, which "will remove almost any odor" also contains aloe vera; and Cinnamon Blast, which is an "aromatic rush made of ground cinnamon sticks.
The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), Swampbuster Program, and Sodbuster Program, as well as important initiatives in the U.
Antler King's Sodbuster Disc Harrow has a 46-inch cutting width and up to an eight-inch cutting depth.