word listings Common Farmfolio and Agribusiness Concepts

Glossary

Manure animal waste from stables or barnyards
Market where products are sold and exchanged
Matter the material which makes up something
Microorganisms tiny living things that can only be seen with a microscope
Mill a machine used to grind grain for food
Monoculture the practice of continuously producing or growing one single crop over a wide area. It is important to distinguish monoculture from agriculture in which different "sole" crops are rotated from season to season.
Monogastrics this term refers to animals with only one stomach. Examples include poultry (chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese and pigeons) and pigs.