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Farming is the process of planting, growing and harvesting crops at your farm. It's one of the main income sources for the game, and provides ingredients for cooking.

When harvesting, you can stand in the center of a 3x3 square of harvestable crops and hold the right mouse button, then move the mouse over the crops to harvest more quickly.

To plant crops players must first till a patch of soil using a hoe. If they intend to use fertilizer that should be applied before planting the seed. The crop must be watered each day to grow, unless it is raining (when they'll require no watering).

If the player fails to water crops for a day, the crop will not die, but will not grow that day (effectively being delayed a day).

Farming Skill Icon.png Farming Skill

The farming skill level can be viewed in the skill tab of the pause menu. Each level grants +1 proficiency to the hoe and watering can tools. Levels are gained by harvesting Crops, petting farm animals, milking cows or goats, shearing sheep, and picking up animal products inside a coop or barn (eggs, duck feathers, wool, rabbit's feet).

The amount of experience gained from harvesting crops varies from crop to crop, with slower growing and more expensive crops giving more experience upon harvest. Crops that yield multiple produce per harvest, such as blueberry, cranberry, or potato, only reward experience for the first product and do not offer any extra experience for the multiples. Petting a farm animal, milking a cow or goat, shearing a sheep, or picking up an animal product inside a coop or barn gives 5 experience points.

To level up farming from level 0 to 1, it takes 12 parsnips, or 8 potatoes, or 5 cauliflowers. From level 0 to 2, it takes about 48 parsnips, or 28 potatoes, or 17 cauliflower plants.

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
Crafting Recipes: Crafting Recipes: Crafting Recipes: Crafting Recipes: Choose a Profession:
Scarecrow.png Scarecrow

Basic Fertilizer.png Basic Fertilizer

Mayonnaise Machine.png Mayonnaise MachineStone Fence.png Stone FenceSprinkler.png Sprinkler Bee House.png Bee HouseSpeed-Gro.png Speed-GroFarmer's Lunch.png Farmer's Lunch Preserves Jar.png Preserves JarBasic Retaining Soil.png Basic Retaining SoilIron Fence.png Iron Fence Rancher.png Rancher
Animal Products worth 20% more.
Tiller.png Tiller
Crops worth 10% more.
Level 6 Level 7 Level 8 Level 9 Level 10
Crafting Recipes: Crafting Recipes: Crafting Recipes: Crafting Recipes: Rancher: Tiller:
Cheese Press.png Cheese PressHardwood Fence.png Hardwood FenceQuality Sprinkler.png Quality Sprinkler Loom.png LoomQuality Retaining Soil.png Quality Retaining Soil Oil Maker.png Oil MakerKeg.png KegDeluxe Speed-Gro.png Deluxe Speed-Gro Seed Maker.png Seed MakerIridium Sprinkler.png Iridium SprinklerQuality Fertilizer.png Quality Fertilizer Coopmaster.png Coopmaster
Befriend Coop animals quicker.
Incubation time cut in half.
Artisan.png Artisan
Artisan Goods worth 40% more.
Shepherd.png Shepherd
Befriend barn animals quicker.
Sheep produce wool faster.
Agriculturist.png Agriculturist
All crops grow 10% faster.



  • 1.0: Introduced.
  • 1.1: Adjusted Rancher bonus to 20%, up from 10%, Artisan now increases the value of Artisan Goods by 40%, down from 50%