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dry farming a kind of farming practiced in arid regions without irrigation by growing drought-resistant crops or covering them with mulch or other substances to prevent the soil's moisture from evaporating.
factory farming a strictly controlled system of livestock farming in which animals are confined indoors under high density conditions to reduce costs and increase output.
farm hand a person hired to perform duties on a farm.
fat farm (informal) a health resort specializing in weight loss.
no-till farming a method of farming that prepares the soil for planting without plowing or otherwise breaking into and turning over the soil forcefully with machinery. In no-till farming, residue of the previous crop remains on top of the soil, and the soil is cut into only slightly for seeding.
organic farm a farm where crops are grown without exposure to chemical pesticides or chemical fertilizers and/or where animals raised for food are not given artificial hormones or antibiotics and are grazed on land that has not had recent treatment with chemical pesticides or fertilizers. In addition, organic farms do not use genetically modified seeds for crops or genetically modified food substances as feed for animals.
tank farming hydroponics.
truck farm a farm that grows vegetables to be marketed.
wind farm an area of land containing numerous wind turbines used in the harnessing of wind energy in order to generate electricity.