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1

The amount of land measured in acres

Acreage

2

Land that is good for growing food or other useful plants

Arable

3

To promote the growth of crops by preparing the soil and tending to the plants

Cultuvate

4

A long period without rain

Drought

5

To wear away at something or eat away at something, causing it to disappear

Erode

6

Land that had been planted but is left unseeded or unused

Fallow

7

The gathering of a crop, or the crop that is gathered

Harvest

8

A low growing shrub that has evergreen leaves and pinkish-purple flowers

Heather

9

To supply water to the crops

Irrigate

10

Domesticated animals raised on a farm for commercial reasons

Livestock

11

A chemical used to kill pests, especially insects

Pesticide

12

To be successful or fortunate; to do very well in something

Prosper

13

An environment that is characterized by limited rainfall and short, scrubby vegetation

Semiarid

14

A person whose diet consists mainly of vegetables and vegetable products

Vegetarian

15

The plant life of an area

Vegetation