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Synonyms for ranch

farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)

manage or run a ranch

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Component 3: Strengthening subsector institutions and dissemination and M&E efforts contributing to the broader adoption of environment-friendly SPS in Colombian cattle ranching (total cost US$1.
Dr Soares-Filho said: "The Amazon has entered a new era as the growing profitability of cattle ranching and soy production increases deforestation and drives the expansion of the highway network into the region's core.
Something may be lost, however, in the rigorous focus on just cattle ranching.
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).
According to the Rainforest Action Network, a conservation group, people who clear land for logging, cattle ranching, mining, and farming destroy 2.
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.
Cattle ranching and feedlot operations are highly concentrated: the top 10 percent of companies account for about 75 percent of revenue.
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.
The Company is involved in various operations and activities including citrus fruit production, cattle ranching, sugarcane and sod production, and forestry.
Author Jeremy Rifkin's invitation to address the College of Southern Idaho on the topic of genetic engineering was brusquely withdrawn when cattle and dairy interests realized that Rifkin was the author of Beyond Beef, a book critical of cattle ranching.
Land values have exploded over the past 20 years, severely undermining the profitability of cattle ranching.
The argument that growing international demand for fast-food hamburgers dramatically expanded cattle ranching and led to rampant deforestation achieved a fair degree of scholarly and popular acceptance in the 1970s and 1980s.
The US cattle ranching industry includes about 800,000 operators with combined annual revenue of about $60 billion.
It sits on 280,000 acres and has a diverse range of businesses, from cattle ranching and farming to providing set locations for Hollywood bigwigs and arranging tours of California poppies to hosting special hunts and a new fishing program.