Business / Real Estate / Nongeographic Farming
Nongeographic Farming: Farming/prospecting a particular segment of the market such as an ethinic group or nationality, as opposed to a geographic area.
Organic Farming: An approach to farming based on biological methods that avoid the use of synthetic crop or livestock production inputs: also a broadly defined philosophical approach to farming that puts val . . . View Full Definition
Precision Farming: Farmers use global positioning (GPS) technology involving satellites and sensors on the ground and intensive information management tools to understand variations in resource conditions with . . . View Full Definition
Subscription Farming: Usually refers to a direct marketing arrangement between a local farmer and one or more nearby consumers, where the consumer pays, or agrees to pay, the farmer in advance for delivery of a v . . . View Full Definition
No-Till Farming: A method of planting crops that involves no seed bed preparation other than opening the soil to place individual seeds in holes or small slits: usually no cultivation during crop production: . . . View Full Definition
Molecular Farming: The development of transgenic animals to produce human proteins for medical use.
Dryland Farming: A system of producing crops in semi-arid regions (usually with less than 20 inches of annual rainfall) without irrigation. Dryland farmers often try to rebuild soil moisture by leaving the l . . . View Full Definition
Fish Farming: Usually, freshwater commercial aquaculture: catfish farms are an example.
Geographic Farming: Farming/prospecting an area defined by specific geographic boundaries. The best geographic farms are particular subdivisions with similar demographics, such as: the price of homes, the ages . . . View Full Definition
Contour Farming: Field operations (such as plowing, planting, cultivating, and harvesting) at right angles to the natural slope to reduce soil erosion, protect soil fertility, and limit water runoff. Contour . . . View Full Definition