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  • adjective Not farmable.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ farmable

Examples

  • Hundreds of acres of valuable grazing land - described by one dairy farmer as like a scene from the First World War - are now "unfarmable".

    FWi - All News

  • We bought our home in 2003, are trying to get a permit for a therapeutic pool and now are told that no permit will be approved without a farm plan for our unfarmable land.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Wow, I Have Never Been Able To Play the “Oppressed Minority” Card Before

  • My big-picture story would be about how all the garbage and detritus not fit for cities ends up in rural areas, buried or piled up over expanses of unfarmable fields.

    So Much Pretty

  • Ask yourself, If it is politically impossible to build wind machines on unfarmable land in sparsely populated rural Kansas, how will we be able to build nuclear power plants anywhere? or coal to gasoline plants, or liquid natural gas plants?

    Energy Price Outlook, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • My big-picture story would be about how all the garbage and detritus not fit for cities ends up in rural areas, buried or piled up over expanses of unfarmable fields.

    So Much Pretty

  • The proposal for about 250 homes on a 13-hectare chunk of land that Vantreight said is rocky and unfarmable has caused much division in the largely rural community.

    hughstimson.org » Blog Archive » Vantreight Hill Shot Down in Council

  • But when it comes to water and farming, what we do know from physics is that warmer air carries more moisture, and that much of the Earth is now unfarmable because it is frozen.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » “Raise Wages, Cut Carbon”:

  • Thats great, cause you can put them in unfarmable areas, and would lead to different fuels safe hydrogen burning will not be available everywhere.

    A bookish blog post | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • I must ever wish you well, but walking and us is separated by an unfarmable abyss.

    Somebody's Luggage

  • Thus, in the United States, very fertile small or steep plots, once farmed productively by families, are abandoned because they are declared unfarmable by the methods of industrial agriculture, a remarkably inefficient use of land resources, as Mr. Wendell Berry of Kentucky describes in The Unsettling of America -- Culture & Agriculture.

    Korean Agriculture

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