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 weed control is normally used. May also be referred to as slot tillage or zero cultivation. See, for comparison, conservation tillage and minimum tillage.
Farming Verb Synonyms: agriculture, agronomy, husbandry, agribusiness, cultivation
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 far 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