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 for Truck farming
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Truck \Truck\, n. [Cf. F. troc.]
     1. Exchange of commodities; barter. --Hakluyt.
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     2. Commodities appropriate for barter, or for small trade;
        small commodities; esp., in the United States, garden
        vegetables raised for the market. [Colloq.]
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     3. The practice of paying wages in goods instead of money; --
        called also truck system.
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     Garden truck, vegetables raised for market. [Colloq.] [U.
     Truck farming, raising vegetables for market: market
        gardening. [Colloq. U. S.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  truck farming
      n 1: growing vegetables for the market

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  29 Moby Thesaurus words for "truck farming":
     agrarianism, agricultural geology, agriculture, agrology,
     agronomics, agronomy, contour farming, cultivation, culture,
     dirt farming, dry farming, dryland farming, farm economy, farming,
     fruit farming, geoponics, grain farming, husbandry, hydroponics,
     intensive farming, mixed farming, rural economy, sharecropping,
     strip farming, subsistence farming, tank farming, thremmatology,
     tillage, tilth

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