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In 1938, this sediment made for rich farmland, but Walter Stopa thought this particular hill had a higher purpose than agriculture.

Researchers have found that a cash payment program targeted at the rural poor in Indonesia also led to a 30 percent reduction in deforestation, as struggling communities tend to clear more farmland.

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You’ve talked about how Queens and the Bronx were farmland originally.

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Urbanization only makes this harder, cutting the amount of farmland available and putting more people in closer proximity to each other.

That farmland is partly taken up by the animals themselves, but it’s also used to grow crops like corn and soy exclusively for animal consumption.

The petroleum industry has depicted fracking as a few antiseptic drills dug on peaceful farmland.

No lasting jobs, no cheaper gas, and a chance to kill off one-fourth of U.S. farmland and maybe the planet.

In 1934 crops had failed on more than six million acres of Texas farmland.

These counties have inner-ring and outer-ring suburbs, still further out exurbs, and even a few patches of farmland.

It thus falls to IS to provide drinking water and irrigation to massive areas of farmland.

I have traveled through miles of this farmland in France, and its beauty was a splendid poem of what God had helped man to do.

And to leave her in farmland would be to let her slip back again out of accord with him.

His mind dwelt longingly upon Hascombe Hall and the acres of parkland, moorland, and farmland that were its inheritance.

These we reached and crossed safely, finding ourselves once again in farmland and a country of hedges and dykes.

The marvel of the place to me was the thousands and thousands of acres of splendid farmland on which no one lived.


On this page you'll find 99 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to farmland, such as: province, backwoods, boondocks, bush, countryside, and farms.

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