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Economics

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

1961

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Economics Of Farm Flock Sheep Production In Northern Utah, Bruce E. Nielson May 1961

Economics Of Farm Flock Sheep Production In Northern Utah, Bruce E. Nielson

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Throughout the history of mankind, sheep have played a very important and unique part in the economies of the world. They have been a source of meat, milk, skins and fiber. They have become adapted to nearly every kind of husbandry, from nomadic types to intensively managed flocks on small farms and have thrived under nearly all climatic conditions, ranging from sub-artic regions of Greenland to hot areas of the mediterranean countries; from desert areas of Africa to wet lowland of England.

Domestic sheep were introduced on the American continent by Spanish discovered and conquerors in 1493. (8, p.281 ...


Economics Of Managing State-Owned Grazing Lands, Lowell Ray Anderson May 1961

Economics Of Managing State-Owned Grazing Lands, Lowell Ray Anderson

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Range land is an important resource in Utah's economy. Of 52.7 million acres of land in Utah about 78 percent is used for production of range livestock (14).1 In 1958, cash receipts of range livestock amounted to 62.7 million dollars, or 38.8 percent of Utah's total agricultural cash receipts (19).

Of total land within its boundary, the state owns 2,723,157 acres. or 5.17 percent (32). The state legislature has designated the Utah State Land Board as the responsible agency for administering this land to provide income for various state institutions.

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Economics Of Wool Marketing In Utah, E. Jay Berry May 1961

Economics Of Wool Marketing In Utah, E. Jay Berry

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Since the beginning of history the wool of sheep has been used by the human race. Its chief use has been and still is for clothing. Also, it is widely used for blankets, upholstery, carpets, and numerous other products.

The wool industry is important to the state of Utah, which was the sixth largest producing state in the United States in 1958. Wool growers in Utah received approximately $7,897,000 in sales proceeds and government payments for wool sold during the 1958 marketing year (12).1


Economics Of Controlling Tall Larkspur, Lavar M. Richman May 1961

Economics Of Controlling Tall Larkspur, Lavar M. Richman

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The production of livestock in Utah is important to the economy of the state. The economic life of many communities throughout the state depends on income from livestock. Cash receipts from range livestock were $62.7 million or 38.8 percent of the total from agriculture in Utah in 1958 (18).

Much land in Utah is used almost exclusively for livestock production. Of the 52.7 million acres in Utah about 78 percent is used for the production of range livestock (15). Sheep obtain approximately 86 percent and cattle 56 percent of their forage needs from range lands (15, p ...