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rent-a-cow

rent-a-cow  attrib.— «The suit alleges that the investors have taken advantage of the so-called “rent-a-cow” provision that allows tax breaks on property used for agriculture or grazing.» —“Pima sues to recoup ‘rent-a-cow’...

rent-a-cow rancher

rent-a-cow rancher  attrib.— «Fite, however, stopped short of likening the case to those seen with “rent-a-cow ranchers,” a term used to describe owners of luxury homes who keep a small number of animals or cut hay on a corner...

fine

fine  n.— «The production of rock flour is another venture under the auspices of Minerals for Agriculture. When companies mine basic rock for aggregates, the fines from this process, called rock flour, can be used to remineralise the soil...

rock flour

rock flour  n.— «The production of rock flour is another venture under the auspices of Minerals for Agriculture. When companies mine basic rock for aggregates, the fines from this process, called rock flour, can be used to remineralise the...

NPR farmer

NPR farmer  n.— «About half of the county is made up of farmland, yet Loudoun has experienced an increase in what Warren Howell, who promotes agricultural businesses in the county, calls “NPR farmers,” enthusiastic newcomers...

grub up

grub up  v. phr.— «Under a scheme to start in August 2008, if EU agriculture ministers agree, subsidies to uproot vineyards—or “grub up,” in EU parlance—would fall gradually each year in a carrot-and-stick approach to promote...

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