small farmer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n small farmer a farmer on a small farm
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Usage

In literature:

Few of these small farmers own the lands they till; from Pittsburg down, the great majority of Ohio River planters are but tenants.
"Afloat on the Ohio" by Reuben Gold Thwaites
Except for its aridity, the climate is kind to the small farmer: there is no long inactivity forced upon him by a cold winter.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 26, October, 1880" by Various
But the market supplied with chickens by the small farmers, as it might easily be.
"The Negro Farmer" by Carl Kelsey
They're sort of farmers, in a small way.
"The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
Third, the hard-working small farmers lacked the time and money to serve in public office.
"The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783" by Virginia State Dept. of Education
Now, that's a direct slap, I say, at the small farmer.
"The Romance of a Plain Man" by Ellen Glasgow
There is a marked movement toward co-operation among the small farmers the world over.
"A Stake in the Land" by Peter Alexander Speek
The influence obtained, by this maniac, over the small farmers and peasantry in his neighbourhood, is most astonishing.
"Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign" by John Ashton
The second class, although small in quantity, are of the greatest importance to the farmer, as from them all animal muscle is made.
"The Elements of Agriculture" by George E. Waring
They haven't paid enough attention to the small farmers.
"Happy House" by Jane D. Abbott
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In news:

It's the small farmer who was left behind.
Max Robinson had long dreamed of being a small farmer.
There's a sign on the north wall of Gridley High's Farmer's Hall that reads "Gridley — the small town that loves company.".
WEST DANVILLE — Small dairy farmers in the Northeast and Wisconsin say a tough year has been made worse by Congress' failure to pass a new farm bill before the old one expired.
Farm bill changes endanger small farmers.
Do not they know this will close all or most small farmers.
Farmers are working to meet the growing demand for local, sustainably grown food by creating small-scale entrepreneurial farm businesses.
A small ranch in southeastern Washington is the site of some big disputes playing out between environmental regulators and farmers.
Nationwide, small farms, farmers markets and specialty food makers are popping up and thriving as - 3:05 pm.
If a hunt is established, it likely would be relatively small and focused in areas of the Upper Peninsula where farmers say they are having issues with wolves killing livestock.
One Acre Fund helps Africa's small farmers keep in their fields.
Lisa Prater 06/08 @ 1:03pm As the rising Missouri River closes in on the small southwest Iowa town of Hamburg, local farmers.
For the past two seasons, I have enjoyed participating in my community's Tuesday night farmers market as a small vendor, selling my tasty and colorful farm-fresh eggs.
) They're less about backyard pig-keeping than about teaching people to handle unprocessed meat bought directly from small farmers.
Local Food Is No Small Potatoes: Farmers Rake In Almost $5 Billion.
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