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Agriculture is the generic term, including at once the science, the art, and the process of supplying human wants by raising the products of the soil, and by the associated industries; farming is the practise of agriculture as a business; there may be theoretical agriculture, but not theoretical farming; we speak of the science of agriculture, the business of farming; scientific agriculture may be wholly in books; scientific farming is practised upon the land; we say an agricultural college rather than a college of farming. Farming refers to the cultivation of considerable portions of land, and the raising of the coarser crops; gardening is the close cultivation of a small area for small fruits, flowers, vegetables, etc., and while it may be done upon a farm is yet a distinct industry. Gardening in general, kitchen-gardening, the cultivation of vegetables, etc., for the household, market-gardening, the raising of the same for sale, floriculture, the culture of flowers, and horticulture, the culture of fruits, flowers, or vegetables, are all departments of agriculture, but not strictly nor ordinarily of farming; farming is itself one department of agriculture. Husbandry is a general word for any form of practical agriculture, but is now chiefly poetical. Tillage refers directly to the work bestowed upon the land, as plowing, manuring, etc.; cultivation refers especially to the processes that bring forward the crop; we speak of the tillage of the soil, the cultivation of corn; we also speak of land as in a state of cultivation, under cultivation, etc. Culture is now applied to the careful development of any product to a state of perfection, especially by care through successive generations; the choice varieties of the strawberry have been produced by wise and patient culture; a good crop in any year is the result of good cultivation.
agriculture, cultivation, culture, floriculture, gardening, horticulture, husbandry, kitchen-gardening, market-gardening, tillage
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farming, agriculture, husbandrynoun
the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
agribusiness, husbandry, land, factory farm, agriculture
agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
"farming is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land any more"
commonwealth, res publica, estate, landed estate, ground, agriculture, nation, soil, kingdom, solid ground, state, dry land, realm, land, husbandry, country, acres, demesne, earth, body politic, terra firma, domain
agrarian, agricultural, farming(a)adjective
relating to rural matters
"an agrarian (or agricultural) society"; "farming communities"
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List of paraphrases for "farming":
agriculture, agricultural, farm, cultivation, rearing, husbandry, livestock, breeding, ranching, agricoltura, agricultura, landbouw, farmer, agrarian, agricole, landwirtschaft, production
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The long term targets for nitrogen reduction, are effectively unachievable in some parts of the country, and will end pastoral farming in these areas.
If you treat a living environment like an industrial process, then you are ignoring the complexity of it, we have to change farming now, otherwise there won't be anything to farm.
I’ve been very homesick working away from home, staying at home means farming. Young people like us do n’t get much income from farming.
Driving through Sacramento Valley, I’ve seen many more open fallow rice fields with nothing on them, it’s because land that’s used for rice farming really ca n’t be used for another crop.
Any country hit by African swine fever, be it Vietnam or China, is a blue ocean market for pig farming.
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