Husbandry vs Economics - What's the difference?

husbandry | economics |

As a noun husbandry

is the raising of livestock and the cultivation of crops; agriculture.

As an adjective economics is





  • The raising of livestock and the cultivation of crops; agriculture
  • The prudent management or conservation of resources
  • Synonyms

    * agronomy

    See also

    * husbandman


    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)


  • (social sciences) The study of resource allocation, distribution and consumption; of capital and investment; and of management of the factors of production.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-03, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Boundary problems , passage=Economics is a messy discipline: too fluid to be a science, too rigorous to be an art. Perhaps it is fitting that economists’ most-used metric, gross domestic product (GDP), is a tangle too.}}


    * dismal science * See also

    Derived terms

    * -nomics