crop crop  /ˈkrɑp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the yield from plants in a single growing season
  2. (n) a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale
  3. (n) a collection of people or things appearing together
  4. (n) the output of something in a season
  5. (n) the stock or handle of a whip
  6. (n) a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
  7. (v) cut short
  8. (v) prepare for crops
  9. (v) yield crops
  10. (v) let feed in a field or pasture or meadow
  11. (v) feed as in a meadow or pasture
  12. (v) cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

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Usage(s):

  1. The crucial business development during early summer is the prospective value of American crops.
  2. As usual, during the Summer dullness, the government crop forecasts provide an important factor in the financial news.
  3. It's policy aimed at depressing crop prices, which, incidentally, trigger price control payments if they get too low.

News

  1. Iowa corn crop continues to lag in stormy spring

    The latest crop report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows Iowa's cornfields have been hit hard by the wet spring.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: KWQC-TV 6 Davenport

  2. Iowa corn crop continues to lag in stormy spring - ABC5 News Des Moines, IA

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The latest crop report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows Iowa's cornfields have been hit hard by the wet spring. Twelve percent of the crop is in poor condition, worse among the 18 leading corn growing states.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WOI-TV Des Moines

  3. Crop Protection Chemicals Market By Types, By Crop Types, By Geography: Global Trends and Forecast To 2018

    DUBLIN, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g4s979/crop_protection ) has announced the addition of the "Crop Protection Chemicals Market ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. Ritz said the assistance will help farmers "take immediate measures to protect, rehabilitate and manage affected crop land - helping them restore the land for next year's crop."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Gerry Ritz Source: Calgary Herald

  2. "This is not just about the crop this year. It could also have a devastating effect next year," Schwarzenegger said. "My administration will make sure that we do everything we can to help the farmers and workers get through this."
    on Jan 16, 2007 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "I think he has a scatter-gun approach but in his trawling he's picked up some extraordinary stuff," Perry said. "This is by no means an insignificant gift. It's the cream of the crop."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Grayson Perry Source: Boston Herald

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