|1.||[ noun ] (economics,business,agriculture) the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock|
|Related terms:||cultivation gardening hydroponics arboriculture truck_farming animal_husbandry dairying ranching subsistence_farming strip_cropping mixed_farming planting geoponics tilling harvest plow grow sow cultivate cultivate harrow fertilize inseminate thrash broadcast carry reseed smut overcrop hoe ridge till grow|
|2.||[ adjective ] (sociology,agriculture) relating to rural matters|
"an agrarian (or agricultural) society" "farming communities"
|3.||[ noun ] (work,agriculture) working the land as an occupation or way of life|
"farming is a strenuous life" "there's no work on the land any more"
|Related terms:||occupation farm|