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dryland

[drahy-land] /ˈdraɪˌlænd/
noun
1.
Often, drylands. a tract of land having dry, often sandy soil, as on the floor of a valley:
Acres of the drylands have been reclaimed by irrigation.
Origin
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English. See dry, -land
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  • One day, there will be new fuels, improvements in dryland farming and increases in the efficiency with which water is used.
  • They are capable of producing dryland grain on a two year summer fallow or longer rotation with volunteer hay and pasture.
  • Semolina and pasta production has increased in this area, adding value to durum for regional dryland and irrigated growers.
  • dryland training and participation in all meets is required.
  • They raise stocker calves and grow dryland wheat and milo for grain.

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