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Vocabulary Term Details

Farm management

Definition (

Making and implementing of the decisions involved in organizing and operating a farm for maximum production and profit. Farm management draws on agricultural economics for information on prices, markets, agricultural policy, and economic institutions such as leasing and credit. It also draws on plant and animal sciences for information on soils, seed, and fertilizer, on control of weeds, insects, and disease, and on rations and breeding; on agricultural engineering for information on farm buildings, machinery, irrigation, crop drying, drainage, and erosion control systems; and on psychology and sociology for information on human behaviour. (Encyclopedia Britannica)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
N/ACrop management
Farm inputs
Grassland management
Land management
Livestock management

This term is used for the following terms: 
Farm business management

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