marginal land

marginal land

Land with little immediate usefulness because of problems with access, water control,topography,environmental restrictions,or other such factors.

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In total, Mangatu is committed to planting or supporting reversion of over 3000 hectares of marginal land for environmental and economic benefits.
Planning officer Jon Sharp said: "It's on marginal land which is quite damp and boggy and there's ample room for the playing fields.
The conference was themed Maximising The Margins, covering productivity on marginal land, opportunities for marginal communities, the environmental benefits of field margins or rural business profit margins.
"A true multi-species grassland could offer the potential to manage marginal land in Wales for both production and general biodiversity," said Owain.
'Is there currently such a large amount of 'marginal land' available or would this compete with biodiversity?'
"The committee urges the Government to revise its definition of public goods to include the survival of farms as 'essential rural assets', and to commit area payments beyond 2022, with small farms and those reliant on pasture and husbandry on marginal land particularly in mind."
In this issue, we have an article on making do with inhospitable environments: "Homesteading on Marginal Land," on Page 50.--MOTHER
At its highest point, the land rises to 1,750 feet and the potential of the more marginal land was not being maximised through livestock production.
The institute under its olive promotion drive has so far distributed about 300,000 olive plants of different varieties among the potential growers free of cost, whereas over 800,000 acre of marginal land in Potohar region was identified for olive cultivation, said head BARI Dr Mohammad Tariq.
Sorghum is undergoing increasing global demand due to its ability to produce food, livestock feed and biofuel feedstocks on marginal land with limited water resources.
Let the story of Miraculous Abundance, turning marginal land into a sustainable home for food production, inspire you in your efforts, whatever the size of your garden.
Dr Nasir Mehmoo Cheema, National Project Director, Olive said, Olive is one of the marginal land commodity and the land in Cholistan and Balochistan which is not appropriate for other crops will be used for olive and other fruit plants cultivation under this project".