[ noun ] (economics,business,agriculture) the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Used in print(Orlin J. Scoville, Part-Time Farming...)
Farming is confining .
Part-time farming gives a measure of security if the regular job is lost , provided the farm is owned free_of debt and furnishes enough income to meet fixed expenses and minimum living costs .
For some retired_persons , part-time farming is a good way to supplement retirement income .
Part-time farming can take comparatively little land , labor , and equipment - or a great_deal .
It depends_on the kind and the scale of the farming operation .
cultivation gardening hydroponics arboriculture truck_farming animal_husbandry dairying ranching subsistence_farming strip_cropping mixed_farming planting geoponics tilling harvest plow grow sow cultivate cultivate harrow fertilize inseminate thrash broadcast carry reseed smut overcrop hoe ridge till grow