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ranch

extensive grazing or pastoral farm or holding. See also range (2). Called also station, run, selection.

ranch cattle
brood cows, commercial cattle used for producing young cattle for fattening.
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The strategy of the environmental movement could be relatively simple: cut off government subsidies, and cattle ranching would cease.
Perhaps also even a short discussion about sheep ranching as it related to cattle ranching would broaden the study.
If cattle ranching had created jobs for the displaced peasantry, this land grab might not have had the explosive political consequences it did.
This new paperback edition of a volume first published in 1994 has a revised preface and offers at an affordable price an important history of Native American cattle ranching in the Southwest and the Northern Plains from the time the Spanish first brought horses to the New World to the post-World War II era.
Nineteenth-century federal Indian policies seriously hampered efforts to develop cattle ranching on reservations.
As more and more studies indicate, the single largest problem leading to the destruction of rain forests isn't technology, or even lumber, cattle ranching, or mining (though these certainly pose dire threats).
AS A BUSINESS VENTURE BUT just as often for pleasure, many prominent northwest Arkansas residents are involved in cattle ranching operations, continuing the tradition of the gentleman rancher.
But, by encouraging the growth of trees, she said, it may at least limit the ravages of cattle ranching.
We are informed several times, for example, that innkeeping and cattle ranching did not make a good entrepreneurial mix.
Cattle ranching and feedlot operations are highly concentrated: the top 10 percent of companies account for about 75 percent of revenue.
The Chief Executive Officer of Peace Aid Project (PAP), Benson Emakpor, who gave this assurance in Auga Akoko, said the new ranches introduced by the Ondo State government would help to raise a new generation of millionaires through cattle ranching and livestock farming.
The objective of the Mainstreaming Sustainable Cattle Ranching Project is to promote the adoption of environment-friendly Silvopastoral Production Systems (SPS) for cattle ranching in Colombia%s project areas, to improve natural resource management, enhance the provision of environmental services (biodiversity, land, carbon, and water), and raise the productivity in participating farms.