- Department of Agriculture program which pays farmers not to use part of their land, conserving these resources.something is rotten in the state of Denmark Corrupt, not like it should be. The phrase is from Hamlet by William Shakespeare.
American business jargon. 2014.
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soil bank — soil′ bank n. 1) bus a plan providing cash payments to farmers who cut production of certain surplus crops in favor of soil enriching ones 2) the farmland so protected • Etymology: 1950–55 soil′ bank , adj … From formal English to slang
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