Definition of 'farming'
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Further recommendations Are modern farming methods to blame? Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the countryside, intensive farming means fewer hedgerows and rough pasture for hedgehogs to forage and hide in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Britain has one of the worst records for protecting native wildlife and intensive farming is largely to blame, according to a report by conservationists. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We'll take back control of our taxes and our laws, our farming and our fishing. The Sun (2016)The wealthiest landowners are already benefiting from the inheritance tax exemption on farming land, and most don't need the pocket money. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What is it about farming and the land that inspires such folly? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Just over half of all farming businesses diversified to make more money. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We will not be reduced to subsistence farming and exporting fish and chips if the banks leave. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Modern intensive farming is subsidised by cheap oil. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Such factory farming is efficient only in the narrow sense that it produces quick profits for farmers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The implementation of more intensive and modernised farming encountered the problem of land shortage. Refugees in the Age of Total War (1988)It took me a while to understand how dairy farming got to this dangerous pass. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most of the violence has targeted remote trading outposts and farming villages on the mainland. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She claims her basic upbringing and strong farming skills will help her on the popular survival show. The Sun (2016)The official reasons given for songbird decline are habitat loss and modern farming methods. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Other trees were burnt to clear the land for farming. America Past and Present (1995)He was active in his family farming and veterinary businesses until his death. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We are trying to revolutionise fish farming. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Modern dairy farming is an expensive business. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For me the abysmal treatment of chickens in factory farming is a far bigger issue. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Intensive farming and the loss of hedgerows could be one cause. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Dairy farming has gone to the wall. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Apartment blocks were built in rundown farming villages. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Nor do their farming skills prove up to scratch. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The drive for more efficient and more sustainable farming methods also boosted a switch to miniature cattle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The happiest people work in forestry, fishing and farming. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Commercial farming obviously requires planting on a scale that exceeds the needs of the individual family, but what scale is viable? Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa (1990)They sustain themselves almost entirely by fishing, farming and trading with Colombian fishing boats. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'farming'
British English: farming /ˈfɑːmɪŋ/ NOUN
Farming is the activity of growing crops or keeping animals on a farm.
- American English: farming
- Arabic: زِراعَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: lavoura
- Chinese: 耕作
- Croatian: obrađivanje zemlje
- Czech: zemědělství
- Danish: landbrug
- Dutch: boerenbedrijf
- European Spanish: agricultura labranza
- Finnish: maanviljely
- French: agriculture
- German: Landwirtschaft
- Greek: αγροκαλλιέργεια
- Italian: agricoltura
- Japanese: 農業
- Korean: 농사
- Norwegian: jordbruk
- Polish: gospodarka rolna
- European Portuguese: agricultura
- Romanian: agricultură
- Russian: сельское хозяйство
- Spanish: agricultura
- Swedish: jordbruk
- Thai: การเกษตรกรรม
- Turkish: çiftçilik
- Ukrainian: фермерство
- Vietnamese: việc canh tác
Definition of farming from the Collins English Dictionary
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