Entry from British & World English dictionary
(In Ireland) the letting by a tenant of small portions of land prepared for crops or grazing.
- The trade's effort to set a price of 82.50 per tonne for green barley will force many cereal growers out of business as up to 40% of the land being farmed is conacre.
- In addition, conacre or rented land that is no longer being farmed must be removed from the REPS plan.
- A national survey of letting prices last week showed a big demand for grazing compared to tillage conacre.
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