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adjective as in farmable

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The open data initiative that covered the period between 2018 and 2020, disclosed more forests and arable lands than were previously detected.

From Quartz

Yet in Burkina Faso, arable land and their natural water supplies are drying up at a terrifying rate, making it next to impossible for families that have farmed the earth for generations to feed their children.

From Time

We wanted to look for a more sustainable way of farming with the growing city population, and less arable land.

From Quartz

I wanted to find a more efficient way to use land and resources so that we could let more arable areas remain wild, or to remain lower production but allow for greater biodiversity.

This was matched by an increasing ability to redirect water supplies and tap into aquifers, helping turn some arid regions into fertile arable land.

Water, food and arable land will be more scarce, cities more crowded and hunger more widespread.

You will, by accident listening to the show, become an expert-not-really in matters of arable farming, organic crops, and milking.

Extensive tracts of good arable land exist in many parts of the Acadian region.

Chief among the causes of the misery of the peasants was the extent to which arable land was converted into pasture.

Reducing more and more that famishing dog-kennel of a Brandenburg into a fruitful arable field.

The idleness of arable and pasture land is as nothing compared to the idleness of the wide, rolling downs.

One of these, with the adjacent domain of arable fields and woods, had the name of a villa or manse.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to arable, such as: cultivable, plowable, and tillable.

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