dry farming

noun

Definition of dry farming

: 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

First Known Use of dry farming

1878


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