field crop

noun

Definition of field crop 

: an agricultural crop (such as hay, grain, or cotton) grown on large areas

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The only field crop with a higher production value was corn, worth more than $36.5 billion in 2016. Courtney Becker, Philly.com, "In Pa. and N.J., brewing trade disputes with Canada and China could harm firms," 22 June 2018 Although New Jersey is not one of the top 10 leading producers of soybean in the U.S., the field crop is still one of the most lucrative for the state. Courtney Becker, Philly.com, "In Pa. and N.J., brewing trade disputes with Canada and China could harm firms," 22 June 2018

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First Known Use of field crop

1726, in the meaning defined above

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