What Is Yield farming?

Yield farming is a passive trading strategy in decentralised finance.

Usually yield farming strategies rely on on-chain liquidity pools and liquidity mining token distributions, which where any tokens are immediately sold. Strategies can be auto-compounding.

Yield farms operate solely on smart contracts and their strategies are limited. Often yield is not real yield.

Yield farms almost always aim for risk-free rate against their quote token.

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