What is Over-cropping?

Over-cropping definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object), oA.verA.cropped, oA.verA.cropA.ping.
Agriculture. to crop (land) to excess; exhaust the fertility of by continuous cropping.

verb (used without object), oA.verA.cropped, oA.verA.cropA.ping.
to produce a crop in excess of what is permitted, agreed on, or normally required, especially in an attempt to gain added profits by circumventing government regulations.

a mark of identification on cattle, which is made by cutting a piece from the upper margin of the ear.


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