Food, Grazing

Pastoralism

Wikipedia claims there to be a difference between pastoralism (nomadic) and pastoral farming (non-nomadic), while Merriam-Webster defines pastoralism as a social organization based on livestock raising as the primary economic activity, which would encompass both nomadic and non-nomadic. We are comfortable calling the raising of livestock “pastoralism,” so for us, some pastoralists are ranchers and all ranchers are pastoralists. And…

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