[ noun ] (agriculture) a person who operates a farm
Used in print(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
If , in Larkin 's eyes , they are nothing but Piccadilly farmers , he has as much to learn about them as they have to learn about the ways of truly rural living .(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)
This system provides long - and short-term credit to farmers and their cooperative marketing , purchasing , and business service organizations .
The Banks_for_Cooperatives were established to provide a permanent source of credit on a sound basis for farmers ' cooperatives .
Three distinct classes of loans are made available to farmers ' cooperatives by the Banks_for_Cooperatives :
To be eligible to borrow from a Bank_for_Cooperatives , a cooperative must be an association in which farmers act together in processing and marketing farm products , purchasing farm supplies , or furnishing farm business services , and must meet the requirements set_forth in the Farm_Credit_Act_of_1933 , as amended .
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 357