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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 senator has also held a series of roundtable discussions with the North Dakota small businesses and farmers and ranchers to gather input and advance tax reform.
html) Bundy was arrested in February  after his sons, Ammon and Ryan Bundy, led a similar armed standoff at the Malheur Wildlife Center in Oregon to protest the arrest of two Oregon ranchers for arson on federal lands.
The agreement still must be voted on by both the ranchers and tribal members.
The program grants individual ($7,500 maximum), partner ($15,000 maximum), or group ($22,500 maximum) grants for ideas initiated by farmers and ranchers.
We used the Dillman (2000) method for mail questionnaires to ask ranchers about their Williamson Act contracts, ranching operation finances, attitudes toward the Williamson Act and future ranching plans.
We want consumers to know that America's farmers and ranchers share their values and are committed to answering Americans' questions about how we raise and grow food.
In addition, the 2008 FCEA established within this Office the Socially Disadvantaged Farmers Group; and the Small and Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Group.
Looking at National Weather Service seasonal weather predictions, ranchers would judge whether precipitation in the coming season would likely be normal or above or below normal.
Nationally, only 8 percent of Americans purchase their health insurance on the open market, but approximately 36 percent of the farmers and ranchers who took part in the survey had purchased their coverage that way.
The rancher said he had already recaptured 40 of the escaped elk by the time Risch called for open season on the elk, and he thinks he'd have been able to capture the rest in as little as one more week.
A federal agriculture official told ranchers and meatpacking industry officials Friday that the government is hopeful Japan will reverse its ban on U.
The Bureau of Land Management has a program under which ranchers can graze their cattle on public land for a fee.