Entry from British & World English dictionary
A system of farming which involves the growing of crops as well as the raising of livestock.
- 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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