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dry farming

noun

Definition of dry farming

  1. :  farming on nonirrigated land with little rainfall that relies on moisture-conserving tillage and drought-resistant crops

dry–farm transitive verb
dry farm noun
dry farmer noun


1878

First Known Use of dry farming

1878


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