Definition of mixed farming in English:

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mixed farming

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[mass noun]
A system of farming which involves the growing of crops as well as the raising of livestock.
Example sentences
  • The farmers employ horticulture, mixed farming, dairying, tillage and poultry in six counties.
  • Large areas of forestry had been cleared from the Mesolithic onward and mixed farming formed an established agriculture system across the whole of Britain.
  • The inhabitants practised mixed farming, raising cattle and pigs and cultivating wheat and barley.

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