What is arable farming?


Arable farming refers to the branch in agriculture that is concerned with the cultivation of mainly field crops on fertile or viable land. The crops may be of various varieties such as cereals, vegetables and plants that produce oil or cloth. It usually requires less attention than livestock farming.
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An arable farm is a farm where crops or cereals like corn, barley or wheat are grown along with similar crops. It is generally a good quality land as the growth of these crops will need a lot of nutrients.
Arable farming refers to a farm or area that only grows crops; it is strictly the cultivation of crops as opposed to keeping animals. Arable farming in the UK is mainly done in the eastern where the land is lower and flatter, the soil there is also more fertile and the climate, drier and sunnier.
Arable farming refers to the exclusive use of farmland for the growth of crops. Arable farms produce only crops and don't raise animals for production. Arable land usually has a nearby water source and an adequate temperature. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arable_land
There is a simple way to explain arable farming. It is when farmers grow their crops in fields that have been already plowed for planting. You can find more information here: http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/arable-farming/1
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