What is farming?

  • (adj): Relating to rural matters.
    Example: "Farming communities"
    Synonyms: agrarian, agricultural
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on farming:

Palubari - History
... Most of the villagers depend upon farming ... another business like Horticulture, Poultry Farming, and Fast money farming like seasonal farming ...
The Oaks, New South Wales - Farming
... The economic focus then shifted from mixed farming to wheat from the 1840s and a wheat mill was established in the area ... moved their focus to market gardening, dairy farming, hay production and the building of hay presses ...
Maryland In The American Revolution - Background - Economy
... Like Virginia, Maryland's economy quickly became centered around the farming of tobacco for sale in Europe ... labor to help with the growth of tobacco, and later with the mixed farming economy that developed when tobacco prices collapsed, led to a rapid expansion of ... This helped drive the expansion of interior farming towns like Frederick and Maryland's major port city of Baltimore ...
Straid - Farming
... Note 'Straid Corn Mill' is actually from Straid, Ballymena and not as suggested here, from the village of Straid, Ballyclare. ...
Mullinavat Today - Economy - Agriculture and Forestry
... Dairy farming is also important with most milk being supplied to the Glanbia group ... There is also beef or livestock farming ... Minority forms of farming include bull breeding (Hereford) and poultry ...

More definitions of "farming":

  • (noun): Working the land as an occupation or way of life.
    Example: "Farming is a strenuous life"
    Synonyms: land

Famous quotes containing the word farming:

    With the farming of a verse
    Make a vineyard of the curse,
    —W.H. (Wystan Hugh)

    ... farming conservatism, which consisted in holding that whatever is, is bad, and any change is likely to be worse.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    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.
    Calvin Coolidge (1872–1933)