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There are reports of farmers allowing fields to go fallow this spring because there probably will not be enough water to sustain some crops through the season.

If their dispute is not resolved in the next few weeks, Crummell could remain fallow for years to come.

If their dispute is not resolved in the next few weeks, Crummell could remain fallow for years to come, a prospect that infuriates residents such as Brenda Ingram, who lives down the street, in a house next door to where she grew up.

By allowing fields to lie fallow, or planting cover crops, they can return nutrients to the soil.

Hachimura had 17 points but, like Beal, was fallow from beyond the arc, missing his three attempts.

The mobilizing energy of the campaign fell fallow after Inauguration Day in 2009.

Many of the signs posted on the fields that are supposed to be left fallow now litter the road ditches.

But cider production and consumption is on the rise after a long fallow period.

Professionally, Vidal's last decade while not fallow was not golden.

For the next three decades the team lay fallow, promising much, achieving nothing.

In no farm, however, is the fallow laid aside; it is considered as indispensable for wheat, and on poor lands for rye.

This appears clear from Aristotle placing the bubalus with the stags and fallow deer, and not with the oxen.

There are many herds of them in the royal menagerie; and they produce together as freely as the fallow-deer.

It would be a difficult point to determine the original species of the fallow-deer.

The smallest roe-bucks are generally of a fallow colour, and the largest brown.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fallow, such as: idle, slack, virgin, dormant, inert, and neglected.

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