Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of eroding
  • adj. Capable of being eroded

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In geology, yielding to erosive action; subject to the destructive processes of surface agencies.

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Examples

  • In ND there is what is called "highly erodible land" and this land is taken out of farming and put into the conservation program "CRP".

    What is a CRP field?

  • Areas that have good soil do not qualify most of the ground is considered highley erodible.

    What is a CRP field?

  • Someone also needs to get the word out that Waxman-Markey also sets up a senerio where ag producers can get carbon credits if they switch or have recently switched to no-till crop production, taken highly erodible land out of crop production and planted it to grass or instituted some for of pasture management.

    Wonk Room » Global Boiling: Filibustering Our Farmers’ Future

  • The CRP is administered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and pays farmers to keep highly erodible land out of production.

    Donald Carr: The Farm Bill Is a Climate Bill

  • The main impetus for cutting conservation acres is the mad rush to plant every available inch of ground -- whether it's highly erodible land or a golf course -- to capture high prices for corn propped up by Washington's misguided corn ethanol mandate.

    Donald Carr: The Farm Bill Is a Climate Bill

  • The USDA still ships billions of dollars annually to farmers for various other programs, such as payments for keeping highly erodible land in grass rather than row crops.

    Crop Prices Erode Farm Subsidy Program

  • We own some land that has been deemed "highly erodible land", and it has been put into CRP for a long time, and it is finally starting to recover.

    House Shoots Down Massive Lands Bill

  • Labor economists and politicians alike fell in love with pumping up small businesses when Ronald Reagan became president, but that was only after big business had established what was thought to be a largely non-erodible industrial foundation for the country, a foundation that would withstand and in fact prosper from the 'globalization' that was coming down the pike.

    Leo Hindery, Jr.: "Better Than Nothing" -- But We Need Much More When it Comes to Creating Jobs

  • This love affair with pumping up small businesses started when Ronald Reagan became president, but it came about only because big (ger) business had established -- or so we thought -- a largely non-erodible industrial foundation for the country.

    Leo Hindery, Jr.: Creating Jobs -- Two Better Ways To Do It

  • This fixation with small businesses started in the Reagan administration, but that was only after what we thought was a largely non-erodible manufacturing foundation had been established with 20 percent of America's workers in, and 20 percent of GDP coming from, manufacturing.

    Leo Hindery, Jr.: "Doubling U.S. Exports" Not a Sufficient Jobs Policy: Not Even Close

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