What does the word farming mean?

Usage examples for farming

  1. But- farming, I suppose, Mr.- Tom? – In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson
  2. Farming, as you carry it on, appears to me a fine art. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  3. They packed young Fenton off to New Zealand to try farming instead of finance, but he's not doing any good there. – The Jolliest School of All by Angela Brazil