Word of the Day: Husbandry

husbandry hus-band-ry / hŭz-bən-drē   noun 1. care and raising of plants and animals for food; farming Profits might also increase, because improvements might take place in agriculture, or in the implements of husbandry, which would augment the produce with the same cost of production. David Ricardo, 1772 – 1823   2. careful management of resources; conservation And so it appears that most and perhaps all of industrial agriculture’s manifest failures are the result of an attempt to make the land produce without husbandry Wendell Berry, 1934 –   3. prudent management of domestic affairs and resources; thrift Neither a borrower, nor a lender be; For loan oft loses itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. William Shakespeare, 1564-1616