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Conventional farming is a term used to designate farming techniques that are traditionally, and often controversially, oriented towards using technology, pesticides, chemicals and other synthetic tools in the cultivation... More »

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Sedentary farming is a method of agriculture in which the same land is farmed every year. This is in contrast to nomadic farming, in which new areas are farmed as the soil becomes less nutrient-rich from extensive planti... More »

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Organic farming specifically refers to farming methods that incorporate the use of purely natural products and techniques without the use of chemicals. These include the use of worm culture and animal and green compost f... More »

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Wheat farming encompasses the preparation, cultivation and production of wheat as a raw product for manufacturing wheat flour. This includes sowing, caring for and harvesting wheat. Some common wheat products include bre... More »

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An extremely bio-chemically active material, humic acid is an excellent conditioner for organically-deficient soils and has a beneficial impact on the growth and cultivation of crops, flowers and turf. It is not a single... More »

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Intensive farming uses large amounts of labor and resources as they relate to land area by applying fertilizers, pesticides and irrigation systems to achieve a profit. As of August 2014, intensive farming uses high-tech ... More »

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Commercial farming involves raising crops and livestock to sell for a profit. The needs of the market help determine which crops are grown. With subsistence farming, the farmer raises the food he needs to provide for him... More »

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