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1A person who owns or runs a ranch.
- ‘The cattle farmers and ranchers appealed to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.’
- ‘What worries me is the lack of concern regarding this trend among farmers and ranchers.’
- ‘Due to its low value for livestock forage, it is a concern to livestock producers and ranchers.’
- ‘The livestock industry argues that ranchers have a right to graze on any land near their water rights, even if they do not own the land.’
- ‘Previously, ranchers and farmers were allowed to request that portions of their agricultural lease be put up for public auction.’
- ‘Farmers and ranchers also need to be aware of recent changes in federal tax code, said Barrett.’
- ‘Certified-organic crop farmers, livestock producers, ranchers, and handlers all qualify.’
- ‘This will permit breeding cattle that ranchers will know are more likely to produce consistently tender offspring.’
- ‘But consumer groups, allied with many U.S. ranchers and cattlemen, want the labeling to begin on schedule.’
- ‘A growing segment of people are concerned about food quality and want to keep local ranchers and farmers in business, Antonio argues.’
- ‘Like you, I struggle to fathom what this will mean for farmers, ranchers, and rural America.’
- ‘Private armies have flourished with the support of cattle ranchers, large-scale farmers, and investors.’
- ‘After all, if they do well, farmers, ranchers and consumers will do well, right?’
- ‘He says Florida cattle ranchers were aided by recent severe winters and drought.’
- ‘Farmers and ranchers can even turn to the Internet for products and services.’
- ‘Some nomads were settled as farmers, ranchers, or fishermen.’
- ‘Both models empower ranchers, because they complement and augment the rancher's own storehouse of knowledge and experience.’
- ‘The coalition, made up of area ranchers and farmers, may file an appeal of the decision.’
- ‘Within its boundaries live over a hundred human residents, many of whom are farmers or cattle ranchers.’
- ‘As a cash crop, cattle encouraged ranchers to practise ruthless predator control, killing bears, bobcats and mountain lions.’
2North American A ranch house.
- ‘Our house is a rancher so I could talk to him without shouting down like Juliet to her Romeo.’
- ‘The little ramshackle cottage was built on a gentle incline, wedged between a two-story condo on the left and a rancher with a big front lawn on the right.’
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