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sustainable agriculture
Used For
agriculture, sustainable
regenerative agriculture
regenerative farming
sustainable agricultural production
sustainable animal production
sustainable crop production
sustainable farming
sustainable livestock production
sustainable plant and animal production
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Definition
An integrated system of plant and animal production practices having a site-specific application that will, over the long-term— (A) satisfy human food and fiber needs; (B) enhance environmental quality and the natural resource base upon which the agriculture economy depends; (C) make the most efficient use of nonrenewable resources and on-farm resources and integrate, where appropriate, natural biological cycles and controls; (D) sustain the economic viability of farm operations; and (E) enhance the quality of life for farmers and society as a whole.
Definition Source
"Agricultural research, extension, and teaching," Title 7 U.S. Code, Ch. 64. 2011 ed.
Broader Term
agricultural management
sustainable development
Narrower Term
community supported agriculture
good agricultural practices
sustainable agricultural intensification
Related Term
agricultural economics
agroecology
agroforestry
alternative farming
best management practices
byproduct utilization
conservation practices
ecological farming
ecosystem management
environment
foodshed
local food systems
organic foods
organic production
permaculture
pesticide use reduction
precision agriculture
Resource Conservation and Development Program
sustainable forestry
sustained yield management
Spanish
agricultura sustentable
Term Number
5307
Subject Category
A Farms and Farming Systems
B Rural and Agricultural Sociology
E Economics, Business and Industry
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
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