tillage

[til-ij]
noun
1.
the operation, practice, or art of tilling land.
2.
tilled land.

Origin:
1480–90; till2 + -age

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tillage (ˈtɪlɪdʒ)
 
n
1.  the act, process, or art of tilling
2.  tilled land

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Annuals also promote heavy use of pesticides or tillage because they leave the ground bare much of the year.
Peat and moor have made way for pasture and tillage.
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