SCM 3307 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Livestock Grazing Comparison, Kitchen Stove, Homestead Acts

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Federal lands policy and direction act 1976 provided multiple use mandate for blm land. __% decline of stock on union soldier land from 1960 to 1992. Enlarged homestead enactment 1909 increased size of homestead to 320 acres, required 25 % of land to be cultivated. Regulated grazing on public domain lands, placed admin of unsettled land under bureau of land. Direction (blm), grazing privileges based on ranchers" ability to provide water or winter grazing. 1950s-kitchen stove on public land improved due to: water development, encounter control, seeding, proper stocking rate , and grazing period adjustments. Rst to recommend control of stocking rates, grasing deferments, placement of water, copse control, and seeding. 1936, 95% of public rangelands depleted, 580 million landed estate highly eroded. Precipitation the most important single broker determining the case /productivity of vegetation in an area. Homestead act 1862 provided settee rs with 160 acres of land each, aimed to settle the west.

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