Business / Agriculture / Dryland Farming: A system of producing crops in semi-arid regions (usually with less than 20 inches of annual rainfall) without irrigation. Dryland farmers often try to rebuild soil moisture by leaving the land fallow (unplanted) or mulched in alternate years, called summer fallowing.
Farming Verb Synonyms: agriculture, agronomy, husbandry, agribusiness, cultivation
Business / Real Estate / Nongeographic Farming: Farming/prospecting a particular segment of the market such as an ethinic group or nationality, as opposed to a geographic area. MORE
Business / Agriculture / Organic Farming: An approach to farming based on biological methods that avoid the use of synthetic crop or livestock production inputs: also a broadly defined philosophical approach to farming that puts value on ecol MORE
Business / Agriculture / Precision Farming: Farmers use global positioning (GPS) technology involving satellites and sensors on the ground and intensive information management tools to understand variations in resource conditions within fields. MORE
Business / Agriculture / Subscription Farming: Usually refers to a direct marketing arrangement between a local farmer and one or more nearby consumers, where the consumer pays, or agrees to pay, the farmer in advance for delivery of a variety of MORE
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