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farm the government

farm the government  v. phr.— «Some farmers reaped large windfalls by “farming the government,” as maximizing subsidies came to be known.» —“Farming The Government” by Neil Howe, Richard Jackson Concord...

swampbuster

swampbuster  n.— «Swampsbuster and Sodbuster compliance should be linked to all federal farm program benefits. Conservation compliance provisions for highly erodible land (HEL) are commonly referred to as sodbuster and wetland conservation...

leisure farm

leisure farm  n.— «Now the fashion is having a leisure farm for the weekend. They’re planning to grow tomatoes and other salad vegetables for their own tables. Parang it’s becoming fashionable again to work with your hands.» —“The...

three-sister planting

three-sister planting  n.— «Imitating a traditional Iroquois practice called “three-sister planting,” the farm plants corn, beans and squash together. The beans fix nitrogen into the soil that corn depletes while the corn’s stalk enables...

farm in

farm in  v. phr.— «“Finder and the Government are both anxious at getting investors to farm into the project,” said the ministry official. “Farming in,” as it is called, refers to when a company drills wells or performs...

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