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Glossary
Term: Meaning:
         
  Afforested   planted with trees  
  Arable   land suitable for ploughing and raising crops  
  CAP   Common Agricultural Policy  
  Commercial farming   farming to gain a financial return  
  Condense   reduce from a gas or vapour to a liquid  
  Conifers   cone-bearing tree  
  Conservation   preservation of the natural environment  
  Culled   killing of surplus animals  
  Diversification   to spread investment over several enterprises  
  EC   European Community  
  Environment   the air, land, water, plants and wildlife  
  Estate   a landed property  
  Hectare   ten thousand square metres  
  Impeding   obstructing  
  Invasive   intrude on others' territory or rights  
  Manual labour   work done with the hands  
  Nutrients   chemical needed for living things to grow  
  Organic farming   farming without artificial fertilisers or pesticides  
  Quota   maximum quantity that can be produced  
  Redundant   no longer needed  
  Regeneration   bring into renewed existence  
  Subsistence farming   where all produce is consumed by farming family  
  Subsidy   money grant towards the expenses of a commercial undertaking  
  Sustainable Development   "meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."
 
  Venison   deer's flesh as food  
  Water catchment   area from where rainfall flows into a river or reservoir  



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