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on February 2, 2017

Guest commentary: Is there enough US land for range animal production?

Movement toward free-range animal production is unsustainable

There are people advocating and pushing us in animal agriculture to let agricultural animals have access to the outdoors converting from confinement to free-range operations.

In order to maintain the same or similar production levels, free-range operations would place an additional demand on the land utilization. This will impact the…

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