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A small carrot and potato farm.

Farming refers to the systematic production of renewable resources. It is usually used to get blocks, food, experience and more things. Specific types of farming include:

Mob Farming[edit]

Animal Farming
Using wheat, seeds, and carrots to breed animals, to be slaughtered for their products or used in egg, milk, or wool Farming.

Hostile Mob Farming
Creating spawn rooms for hostile mobs, to be killed for their drops.

Villager Farming
Farming villagers by creating houses, doors, or curing spawned zombie villagers.

Experience Farming[edit]

Spawner Farming
Waiting at an active monster spawner for monsters to spawn. This includes mobs that do not spawn naturally without the use of spawners, notably cave spiders.

Food Farming[edit]

Potato, and
Beetroot Farming
Farming wheat, carrots, potatoes, and beetroots, the four staple food crops.

Pumpkin and
Melon Farming
Farming pumpkins and melons.

Block Farming[edit]

Cactus Farming
Farming cacti for cactus green dye or traps.

Cobblestone Farming
Creating a stone or cobblestone generator for self-repairing shelters or harvesting.

Obsidian Farming
Creating an obsidian generator for obsidian intensive builds.

Ice Farming
Farming ice using a self-refilling rink.

Pumpkin Farming
Farming pumpkins for use in pumpkin pie, jack o'lanterns or golems.

Vine Farming
Farming vines for use instead of ladders, for decoration or to be used to craft mossy stone bricks or moss stone and to decorate banners.

Tree Farming
Farming trees for wood, saplings, apples, or charcoal.

Mycelium Farming
Farming mycelium for decoration.

Item Farming[edit]

Iron Farming
Farming iron ingots by killing iron golems spawned in large villages.

Gold Farming
Farming gold nuggets by killing zombie pigmen which spawn in the Nether or near Nether portals in the Overworld.

Egg Farming
Farming eggs for use in cake, pumpkin pie or creating chickens.

Cocoa Bean Farming
Farming cocoa beans for use in cookies or creating brown wool.

Mushroom Farming
Farming mushrooms for use in mushroom stew or creating huge mushrooms.

Nether Wart Farming
Farming nether wart for use in brewing.

Snow Farming
Trapping a snow golem and digging the snow it produces.

Sugar Cane Farming
Farming sugar canes for books, which are required for bookshelves; and sugar, which is required for cake and pumpkin pie.

Chorus Fruit Farming
Farming chorus fruit for food and popped chorus fruit, which makes purpur blocks.

Fish Farming
Farming fish, experience and other items by fishing with the use of a fishing rod.

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