Field (agriculture)

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In agriculture, a field is an area of land, enclosed or otherwise, used for agricultural purposes such as cultivating crops or as a paddock or other enclosure for livestock.wikipedia
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New Zealand English

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In Australian and New Zealand English, any agricultural field may be called a paddock, especially if for keeping sheep or cattle.
New Zealand English terms of Australian origin include bushed (lost or bewildered), chunder (to vomit), drongo (a foolish or stupid person), fossick (to search), jumbuck (sheep, from Australian pidgin), larrikin (mischievous person), Maccas (slang for McDonald's food), maimai (a duckshooter's hide; originally a makeshift shelter, from aboriginal mia-mia), paddock (field, or meadow), pom or pommy (an Englishman), skite (verb: to boast), station (for a very large farm), wowser (non-drinker of alcohol, or killjoy), and ute (pickup truck).

Meadow

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Similarly, meadow was in early use and has appeared later, for example, in 2004.
A transitional meadow occurs when a field, pasture, farmland, or other cleared land is no longer cut or grazed and starts to display luxuriant growth, extending to the flowering and self-seeding of its grass and wild flower species.

Paddy field

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A paddy field is a flooded parcel of arable land used for growing semiaquatic crops, most notably rice and taro.

Intensive farming

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In a new style of intensive farming developed in North America, a paddock is a small (perhaps 1 acre) temporary subdivision of a pasture made with electric fencing, which is intensely grazed for a day and then left to rest for perhaps 80 days or more.
Rotational grazing is a variety of foraging in which herds or flocks are regularly and systematically moved to fresh, rested grazing areas (sometimes called paddocks) to maximize the quality and quantity of forage growth.

Veld

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The veld definition may encompass different natural environments, both humid and dry, such as Coastal plain, Coastal prairie, Flooded grasslands and savannas, Grassland, Prairie, Savanna, Steppe, Meadow, Water-meadow, Flood-meadow, Wet meadow, as well as agricultural fields.

Prairie

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Agriculture

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In agriculture, a field is an area of land, enclosed or otherwise, used for agricultural purposes such as cultivating crops or as a paddock or other enclosure for livestock.

Crop

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In agriculture, a field is an area of land, enclosed or otherwise, used for agricultural purposes such as cultivating crops or as a paddock or other enclosure for livestock.

Paddock

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In agriculture, a field is an area of land, enclosed or otherwise, used for agricultural purposes such as cultivating crops or as a paddock or other enclosure for livestock.

Livestock

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In agriculture, a field is an area of land, enclosed or otherwise, used for agricultural purposes such as cultivating crops or as a paddock or other enclosure for livestock.

Crop rotation

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A field may also be an area left to lie fallow or as arable land.

Arable land

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A field may also be an area left to lie fallow or as arable land.

Australian English

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In Australian and New Zealand English, any agricultural field may be called a paddock, especially if for keeping sheep or cattle.

Animal husbandry

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The term paddock is used more specifically in animal husbandry for a system in which grazing land is divided into small areas, paddocks, and the stock graze each paddock in turn for a short period.

Pasture

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The equivalent concept in North America and the UK is a pasture.

Australian rules football playing field

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Field remains in regular use in Australasia in expressions such as football field, Field Day and field trip.

National Agricultural Fieldays

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Field remains in regular use in Australasia in expressions such as football field, Field Day and field trip.

Field trip

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Field remains in regular use in Australasia in expressions such as football field, Field Day and field trip.

Flooded grasslands and savannas

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Grassland

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