Word power by Mitchell and Richardson

The language of the World Farming

crop v.
cut prices by paying overly large subsidies to certain farmers
farmhand n.
employee paid a pittance because, officially, they don't exist
food-chain n.
long-distance transportation of animals for slaughter
grim-reaper n.
(colloquial) suicidal farmer
subsistence n.
abbreviation of ‘substandard existence’; experienced by Majority World farmers who cannot compete with Western agribusiness
oxymoron
common agricultural policy

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