Business / Agriculture / Contour Farming: Field operations (such as plowing, planting, cultivating, and harvesting) at right angles to the natural slope to reduce soil erosion, protect soil fertility, and limit water runoff. Contour strip farming is a kind of contour farming in which row crops are planted in strips, between alternating strips of close-growing, erosion-resistant forage crops.
Farming Verb Synonyms: agriculture, agronomy, husbandry, agribusiness, cultivation
Business / Agriculture / No-Till Farming: A method of planting crops that involves no seed bed preparation other than opening the soil to place individual seeds in holes or small slits: usually no cultivation during crop production: chemical MORE
Science / Genetics / Molecular Farming: The development of transgenic animals to produce human proteins for medical use. MORE