tree farm

noun

Definition of tree farm 

: an area of forest land managed to ensure continuous commercial production

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The town will also look for someone to continue to run the tree farm. Peter Marteka, Courant Community, "Town Purchases Development Rights Of South Glastonbury's Rose's Berry Farm," 6 June 2018 After a brief interrogation, father and daughter are relocated to a modest house adjacent to a tree farm. Debra Granik, New York Times, "Review: ‘Leave No Trace’ Is a Very American Story About Survival," 28 June 2018 The design phase is underway, and several tree farms are being established this year on site, to raise specimens that will be planted across the 120-acre gardens. Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle, "'Fly' across the Houston Botanic Garden on a virtual tour," 9 May 2018 The Noffkes started the tree farm business in 1952 after getting married. Alec Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Noffke Tree Farm celebrates 65 years in the Christmas tree business," 14 Dec. 2017 On Saturdays, the sisters volunteered at a local tree farm. Linda Trischitta, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Boy, 14, drove stolen car that crashed, killing 2 and injuring 5, sheriff's office says," 17 Apr. 2018 The construction site is surrounded by plant nurseries, palm tree farms, and fields lined with tomatoes, sweet potatoes, strawberries, and papayas. Alan Gomez, USA TODAY, "Salmon from sunny South Florida? Norwegian firm builds Florida farm for cold-water fish," 11 Apr. 2018 His recent move from a tree farm in Colchester to Kahn Road, in Franklin, brings his wealth of celestial knowledge to a new audience. Janice Steinhagen, Courant Community, "Franklin Astronomer Brings Night Sky Down To Earth," 13 Feb. 2018 Rubi, the ficus tree originally planted at a tree farm in California in 1969, was lowered by crane through a temporary opening and replanted. Author: Jena Mcgregor, Anchorage Daily News, "Why Amazon built its workers a mini rain forest inside three domes in downtown Seattle," 30 Jan. 2018

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1941, in the meaning defined above

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