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diversified farming

noun
1.
the practice of producing a variety of crops or animals, or both, on one farm, as distinguished from specializing in a single commodity.
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  • It is a natural center for dairying and diversified farming.

    The Road of a Thousand Wonders Passenger Dept. Southern Pacific Co
  • He is engaged in diversified farming and has been very successful in his work.

  • With the advent of diversified farming, he is supplanted by the painstaking German, Scandinavian, or Pole.

    The Old World in the New Edward Alsworth Ross
  • This disaster set the farmers thinking; and in four years they had changed over to the new policy of diversified farming.

    The Romance of the Reaper

    Herbert Newton Casson
  • Goes and gits a passle of slim-tailed, yeller cows from New Jersey and aims to handle cream and diversified farming.

  • Fully three-fourths of McHenry County is on this plain, once principally cattle country, now devoted to diversified farming.

    North Dakota Various
  • It looks as if the whole newspaper fraternity have gone crazy upon what they call intensive and diversified farming.

    Sons and Fathers

    Harry Stillwell Edwards
  • Secondly, this system has hindered the development of diversified farming, which today is one of the greatest needs of the South.

    The Negro Farmer Carl Kelsey
  • The safest plan either within or without the boll weevil territory is to follow a system of diversified farming.

  • The same road, and others also, preached steadily the doctrine of diversified farming.

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