word listings Common Farmfolio and Agribusiness Concepts

Glossary

Hard Asset A tangible object of worth that is owned by a business or individual.
Harvest to gather a crop when it is finished growing
Herbicide a type of pesticide that kills weeds
Hock back leg of cattle
Homestead the place where a family makes its home
Humus sticky, brown part of the soil that comes from dead plants and animals and contains many nutrients
Hybrid an offspring of two animals or plants that are of different breeds, varieties or species
Hydroponic grown in water without the use of soil