Farming vs Plantation - What's the difference?

farming | plantation |


As nouns the difference between farming and plantation

is that farming is the business of cultivating land, raising stocks etc while plantation is large farm; estate or area of land designated for agricultural growth often includes housing for the owner and workers.

As an adjective farming

is pertaining to the agricultural business.

As a verb farming

is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

farming

English

Noun

  • The business of cultivating land, raising stocks etc.
  • * 1692 , John Quick, Synodicon in Gallia reformata
  • We discharge them also of all Farmings of Benefices, and Church Lands, or Goods, of which they were spoiled by those who Commanded under their General.

    Derived terms

    * firestick farming

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Pertaining to the agricultural business.
  • Raising livestock or fish.
  • Verb

    (head)
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    plantation

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Large farm; estate or area of land designated for agricultural growth. Often includes housing for the owner and workers.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-29, volume=407, issue=8842, page=29, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Unspontaneous combustion , passage=Since the mid-1980s, when Indonesia first began to clear its bountiful forests on an industrial scale in favour of lucrative palm-oil plantations , “haze” has become an almost annual occurrence in South-East Asia. The cheapest way to clear logged woodland is to burn it, producing an acrid cloud of foul white smoke that, carried by the wind, can cover hundreds, or even thousands, of square miles.}}
  • Area where trees are planted for commercial purposes.
  • The importation of large numbers of workers and soldiers to displace the local population, such as in medieval Ireland and in the Caribbean.