AMERICAN FARMERS AND RANCHERS—WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?
Watch each video and complete the following questions. Finished document will go into drop box American Agriculture 1.
Matthew Efird, Fresno California
What do they farm?
What types of new equipment/technology do they use?
What is the climate like? And what natural resources are they dependent on?
How do they view themselves?
The American Rancher
Compare ranchers and their operations regarding parasite control.
How long have these families been involved in ranching?
What type operation do each ranch have?
What do they market and how much?
What is one other interesting fact you learned from these ranchers?
Ranchers' Guide to Profit — Episode 1 — Cow Herd Building Traits
List the terms you were unfamiliar with while watching this video.
What are 3 key factors they are concerned with to improve their profits.
Life of a Farmer
Overview of farming in Ohio—how many farmers are interviewed?
Outline each of the five farmer’s typical day.