(also dry farming)
nounchiefly North American
A method of farming in semiarid areas without the aid of irrigation, using drought-resistant crops and conserving moisture.
- He developed dry farming and irrigation methods.
- This latter group of small private producers combine livestock with dry farming and are referred to in this paper as small landowners.
- In Italy, dry farming with little irrigation was the norm.
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Syllabification: dry·land farm·ing
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