Farming key words

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  • a farm that grows animals; the pasture is the grass that is grazed (8)
  • a farm that grows crops (6)
  • collective name for chemicals applied to crop and animals, including fertilisers, pesticides, herbicides, dips (13)
  • Farming designed to maximise yield of produce by making use of any appropriate technology (9, 7)
  • Farming for the farmer's own needs rather than for profit. Today mainly carried out in third-world countries (11, 7)
  • Farming that uses few agrochemicals and so does not pollute the environment (7, 7)
  • Farming with minimum input from the farmer, e.g. upland sheep farming (9, 7)
  • growing a single crop in a field (11)
  • growing many different crops in the same space, imitating the diversity of a natural ecosystem (11)
  • Raising livestock indoors in large numbers to increase productivity (7, 7)

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