farming

noun
ADJECTIVE
small-scale

They lived by fishing and by basic small-scale farming.

family

the decline of traditional family farming

subsistence
hill (BrE)
conventional, traditional
modern
commercial, corporate (AmE)
battery (BrE), factory, industrial (esp. AmE), intensive
organic, sustainable
arable (BrE), livestock, mixed
dairy
fish, poultry, sheep, etc.
VERB + FARMING
be engaged in, work in
FARMING + NOUN
community
industry, sector
business, operation (esp. AmE)

a farming operation where sheep are raised

method, practice, system, technique
land
area, town, village
family

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  • farming —    Farming was the mainstay of the economies of the societies of the ancient world, including those of Mesopotamia and the regions that adjoined it. In fact, most modern scholars think that agriculture originated around 9000 b.c. in the Near East …   Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

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