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The transformation of U.S. livestock agriculture

MacDonald, James M.

The transformation of U.S. livestock agriculture

scale, efficiency, and risks

by MacDonald, James M.

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Published by United States Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington, DC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJames M. MacDonald and William D. McBride
SeriesEconomic information bulletin / Economic Research Service -- no. 43
ContributionsMcBride, William D.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9415 .M23 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24450087M
LC Control Number2009376291

U.S. Agriculture Outlook is t he only annual publication that offers a comprehensive overview of how the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) aims to “provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.” With insights from public officials and industry leaders, Outlook looks at. Importance of Livestock Agriculture to the U.S. Food Consumption in the U.S. Animal source foods are an integral part of most Americans’ diets. The average American consumes more than 3, calories a day. The average American diet contains lots of meat and dairy products. Red meat, poultry, and fish consumption is at a record high.

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May 15,  · Transformation of U.S. Agriculture 1. Transformation of U.S. Agriculture Transforming Agriculture: Experiences and Insights from Brazil and Beyond IFPRI and Embrapa special event Mary Bohman, Administrator May 15, 2. Evolution of farms, land, and farm size 3. Unit V: Agricultural and Rural Land Use. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. agriculture type practiced in much of U.S. and N. Europe. mixed crop and livestock farming. most popular US crop for mixed crop and livestock agriculture.


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