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    Activities In High School

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    I will also take classes that will further my knowledge of business management and livestock production, but I will not be pursuing a degree in this. I hope to attend college and take such classes that will continue my education of livestock and rangeland management which will benefit my ability to manage my own cattle operation. Aside from my plans of a cattle operation, I hope to continue my passion for aviation in a way that will aid in the modernization of my cattle operation but will also add financial support on expenses. Throughout and after college, I hope to participate in rodeo as a saddle bronc rider at the local, college, and with luck at the professional level. After a maximum of three years of college and travel I will return to apply all my gained experience and knowledge on the family…

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    Biff's Internal Conflict

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    Biff’s Internal Conflict, and His Relationship With His Family In the book Death of Salesman, the author, Arthur Miller creates a different character with different personality each one of them has a role in the book. Biff's role is pivotal and affects every main character in story. Biff is the son of Willy and Linda and the brother of Happy. This essay analyzes Biff’s character: his internal conflicts, the relationships with his parents, and his relationship with his brother,…

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    Mule Deer Research Paper

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    (Vandermeer et al 1996). Many people were taking for granted how many mule deer we had, without any hunting regulations, the deer were shot constantly, and were not having enough time to reproduce. However, man was not the only cause for the decline in mule deer (Ballard Lutz Keegan Carpenter and Devos 2001). Coyotes (Canis latrans), mountain lions (Puma concolor), and wolves (Canis lupus) have been known to kill many deer. Studies showed that a mountain lions main diet is deer (Piece Bleich and…

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    The article “Origin, Persistence, and Resolution of the Rotational Grazing Debate: Integrating Human Dimensions into Rangeland Research” by Briske is about the debate regarding the benefits and negatives of rotational grazing. It talks about the beginning of this concept and the major reasons for it. Rotational grazing start to come around the 20th century due to severe rangeland degradation and now it is the professional norm for grazing management. There are arguments that rotational grazing…

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    This case implicated a challenge brought by the Western Watersheds Project (“WWP”), in which the Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) decided to grant a 10 -year grazing permit to LHS Spilt Rock Ranch, LLC (“Split Rock”), for four federal public land allotments in central Wyoming (“the Split Rock allotments”).1 The 102-page Environmental Assessment was published in 2009. Relying largely on the 2005 Rangeland Health Standards Assessment (RHS), it recognized significant ecological issues on the…

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    Meat Consumption Essay

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    (Steinfield 2006). The production of livestock is, without question, the most anthropogenic (environmental pollution originating in human activity) enterprise that humans engage in. It accounts for the use of 70 percent of agricultural land and 30 percent of the entire land surface of Earth. The expansion of livestock production is a major motivator in the deforestation of many Latin and South American countries. In the Amazon, 70 percent of areas that were once forested are now grazing…

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    drought mitigation measure by setting up a robust drought early warning and response system; rehabilitation of dilapidated infrastructure (roads, holding grounds and stock routes) along with protecting holding grounds from acquisition by private developers. Shortage of grazing land, shortage and problems on water sources, cattle health problems, lack of technical supports, lack of security and conflict were raised as main constraints. It was known as production and marketing depends largely on…

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    Wild Horse Population

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    Eighty-six thousand. This is the number of horses predicted to be roaming the plains of the Western United States after the foaling in 2017. While most people know about the wild horse population in the western United States they don’t know that the population has exceeded its carrying capacity and it is causing a problem for people who are trying to manage the herds.This capacity is nearly triple the amount that can be truly supported on these public lands.With no true natural predators to keep…

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    Knigge Ranch Case Study

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    Introduction Canada thistle (Cirium arvense) is an invasive, perennial species of noxious weed that spreads rapidly by both horizontal root shoots and seeds (Moore 1975). This species is native to North Africa and southeastern Europe. Canada thistle has been categorized as a noxious weed in forty-one states and occurs in most of the United States (Norland 2013). Managers of conservation land and property are legally obligated to control thistle which in many cases can be costly, can affect…

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    Fecal Coliforms

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    Based on the readings and your own research, answer the following questions: 1. How do pathogenic organisms get into a water source? Human and animal wastes (feces) are major source for pathogenic organisms (such as bacteria, viruses, and protozoa) into a water source (surface or groundwater). As water (surface runoff) resulting from the storm or precipitation or snowmelt runs over the land surface, it will pick up potential pollutants include pathogenic organisms as it runs over livestock…

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