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soil bank

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noun
  1. a plan providing cash payments to farmers who cut production of certain surplus crops in favor of soil-enriching ones.
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Origin of soil bank

First recorded in 1950–55
Related formssoil-bank, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for soil bank

soil bank

noun
  1. (in the US) a federal programme by which farmers are paid to divert land to soil-enriching crops
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