Sentence Examples with the word Fallowing

Farms were divided into infield and outfield; corn crops followed one another without the intervention of fallow, cultivated herbage or turnips, though something is said about fallowing the outfield; enclosures were very rare; the tenantry had not begun to emerge from a state of great poverty and depression; and the wages of labour, compared with the price of corn, were much lower than at present, though that price, at least in ordinary years, must appear extremely moderate in our times.

Summer fallowing for wheat is a practice that has gained ground in the North-West Provinces.

Her boss allowed her to beg off a trip that would cut into the weekend, after she complained about exhaustion fallowing our recent wedding activities.

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Summer fallowing is, however, subject to one drawback: the strong growth which it induces is apt to retard the ripening of the grain.