I find this term "micro-farming", referring to farms below 5 acres (or
around 2 hectares), a bit biased. I would imagine (though I don't have
the figures right now) that majority of the world's farmers belong to
this category (consider India, China, the whole of Southeast Asia,
etc.), so it must be the usual (or "normal") way of farming.
What would we then call farming of, say 100 acres or more? I would
suggest the term "mega-farming". Industrial farming has also been
This matter is important because words have a powerful way of
subconsciously setting norms.
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