An tractor-drawn implement composed of circular plates arranged at an angle with the soil. Used to prepare the soil for seeding.
A biological process in which a plant ceases most growth activities and simply maintains existing tissue.
A ewe that is unsuitable for breeding in the environment of an upland farm, but fit enough to come down to the better pastures of a Lowland farm.
A farm implement for planting seeds which forms a small furrow, deposits the seed in dribbles, covers the seed, and packs soil over it. It can also deposit fertilizer, lime, or other amendments into the soil, alone or with the seed.
A cow that is not lactating (producing milk).
Farming on non-irrigated land as mostly done in the UK. Success is based on rainfall, moisture-conserving tillage, and drought-resistant crops.