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mixed farming

combined arable and livestock farming (on mixed farms)
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  • They are engaged in mixed farming, wheat growing, and other pursuits.

  • This is the fact that the people of Manitoba realize the necessity for mixed farming.

  • Our business is to keep ahead of Providence—to meet her with mixed farming.

  • I don't say Wheat is narrowing to the outlook, but I claim there's more sociability and money in mixed farming.

  • mixed farming has become quite general in Manitoba, practically every farmer now having his herd of cattle or flock of sheep.

  • An established market and excellent natural facilities favour this branch of mixed farming.

  • The Bulkley and Endako valleys have a lightly-timbered rich soil, and a well-watered country with mixed farming possibilities.

  • Those who have turned their attention to mixed farming are exceptionally well pleased with the result.

  • He had 300 acres and had laid it out in wheat, cows, sheep and mixed farming.

  • At first it seemed to be given to mixed farming a good deal; afterwards to wheat, oats, and barley.

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