Arable Farming

Some articles on farming, arable, arable farming:

... fishers and gatherers to the introduction of primitive farming during the Neolithic period from 4,000 BC onwards ... have given way gradually to a more open countryside in arable areas, marking the beginning of the contemporary landscape of Fanad, with its mixture of arable land at lower levels, with scrub and gorse covered ... contains about 60 quarter lands of good arable and bad pasture, with much waste and barren land many acres have been covered and destroyed by the shifting sands ...
Scotland In The High Middle Ages - Economy and Society - Economy
... in this period came from pastoralism, rather than arable farming ... Arable farming grew significantly in the "Norman period", but with geographical differences, low-lying areas being subject to more arable farming than high-lying areas such as the Highlands, Galloway and ...
Agriculture In England - Arable Farming - Pests
... Table of important crop pests Common name Latin name Crops affected Frit fly Oscinella frit Cereals, forage grasses Wheat bulb fly Delia coarctata Cereals Aphids Sitobion avenae Rhopalosiphum padi Cereals Cereal cyst nematode Heterodera avenae Cereals Peach-potato aphid Myzus persicae Potatoes, sugar beet Potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis and G ... pallida Potatoes Slug Deroceras reticulatum Brassicas Pigeon Columba palumbus Brassicas Flea beetle Phyllotreta spp ...

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    The measure discriminates definitely against products which make up what has been universally considered a program of safe farming. The bill upholds as ideals of American farming the men who grow cotton, corn, rice, swine, tobacco, or wheat and nothing else. These are to be given special favors at the expense of the farmer who has toiled for years to build up a constructive farming enterprise to include a variety of crops and livestock.
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