Definition of farming
: the practice of agriculture or aquaculture
Examples of farming in a Sentence
since an ancestor settled there in the 19th century, farming has been the only occupation for six generations of the family
Recent Examples of farming from the Web
Many work in low-paying or dangerous jobs that Thais are reluctant to take, in fields such as construction, farming and fishing.
Many of the white volunteers and board members of Louisville Grows will never be able to see gardening and farming from their black neighbors' eyes.
Arethusa's owners George Malkemus and Tony Yurgaitis certainly never intended to get into the farming industry.
Calculations by University of Kentucky water quality expert Lindell Ormsbee show farming may contribute as much as a third of all the nutrients nitrogen and phosphorus that are getting into Floyds Fork.
Eisenhower had grown up in a Kansas farming community, where, for a time, his father owned a general store.
Our cleaner technology, safer energy production and extraction, and advanced farming practices could be world-changing, and could benefit our economy immeasurably.
The plan calls for building the expressway past the county’s Urban Development Boundary, the line that separates more permissive building rules for subdivisions and strip malls from ones limited to farming and low-density building.
Existing immigration legislation has long been at odds with the U.S. economy and with farming communities across the country.
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First Known Use of farming
FARMING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of farming for English Language Learners
: the job or business of running a farm
FARMING Defined for Kids
Definition of farming for Students
: the occupation or business of running a farm
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