Definitions

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  • adj. Not involved in farming.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ farming

Examples

  • These countries 'nonfarming poor will fare even worse.

    World Bank Fund Targets

  • The European Commission, the EU's civil service, will publish proposals Tuesday that would increase to 13% from 5% the amount of farm aid that can go to nonfarming "rural-development" programs, laying the groundwork for a tough debate.

    EU Braces for a Food Subsidies Battle

  • After averaging 2.7% productivity growth from 1995 through 2002, annual growth of productivity in the nonfarming business sector has slowed dramatically -- to just 1.7% in 2005, 1.0% in 2006, and 1.4% in 2007.

    What's Behind the Recent Productivity Slowdown

  • My son lives on a farm and plays WoW, so he is twice as real as nonfarming, unWoWs.

    Farm Fetish Follow-up

  • A plaque outlining the history of papermaking in the Fox Valley says the industry once accounted for 60 percent of the nonfarming jobs in Wisconsin.

    R&D Mag - News

  • Because it's a national showcase of the best practices, products and services dealing with nutrient management, professional manure handling, animal agriculture and agricultural water quality, the expo offers a unique opportunity for the nonfarming public, said expo coordinator

    Penn State Live

  • Agricultural land is important to nonfarming residents because it is a part of the character of the town, and because it helps mitigate storm water problems, he said.

    The Observer-Dispatch Home RSS

  • Most of the items of the so-called profarm policy favor only a minority of the total farming population at the expense of the majority, not only of the nonfarming but also of the farming population.

    Mises Dailies

  • Are they afraid that the nonfarming residents of the state will buy into emotional distortions about the treatment of farm animals and pass laws regulating how their food is raised?

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  • The Amish are attracted to areas with relatively cheap farms, a rural lifestyle and nonfarming jobs such as construction or cabinet making that fit their values and allow them to remain independent.

    GetReligion

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