Husbandry Law and Legal Definition

Husbandry refers to an act or practice of cultivating crops. It also includes activities such as breeding and raising livestock. Generally, it is an act of careful management of resources. Husbandry also involves application of scientific principles to agriculture, especially to animal breeding.

The following is a case law defining husbandry :

Husbandry is defined as the business of a farmer comprehending the various branches of agriculture.[McCue v. Tunstead, 65 Cal. 506, 507 (Cal. 1884)]