Farming key words

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Q Q O U T F C Y A W B O L M N Y C E S F U
D E C U U H X N D R J A C W L A C F U N K
G P I S J E X A G R O C H E M I C A L S S
O R G A N I C F A R M I N G Y S K K E V P
W X D V P B W U P P D A K Q D P C E X A P
B R S Y O E P O L Y C U L T U R E D T U V
O I F L F A C T O R Y F A R M I N G E C K
L S S U B S I S T E N C E F A R M I N G D
Y X Q J S I T Y X N E O E E R T D K S A X
X T J H U O E H Q V F C A N N L E X I E M
M O N O C U L T U R E R H S X R N V V J X
E U A Q O S T H R C Q G X L L L S W E G V
L L D Y F M K W T J P U U T C P C L F P B
B V F F A L S P M X A I V I S O Q C A O S
A I T R P Y Q Y U Q S R N O J Y S C R F X
R L P R F B P V Q K T R F H T G G M M Y T
A O O Y E F F X R Y O F O F V P J C I S P
R S H H U R J M W G R W P R W K Y M N L T
I N T E N S I V E F A R M I N G H M G G N
B Y B G G O H Y R U L C P O W O M U R C J
E D R X V W U P P C F F C E L Y U I F R L

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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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