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A feed high in carbohydrates and low in fiber.

Concentrate

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A transportable resource product with commercial value; all resource products that are Articles of commerce

Commodity

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A person who buys goods or services from other people

Consumer

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Established for the purpose of adding organic matter to the soil. They are usually planted in the winter after harvest?

Cover crop

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A female bovine that has had a calf?

Cow

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Operating systems where animals are confined in buildings or cages?

Confinement Operations.

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The process of piling organic matter together so it will undergo chemical changes that make the matter useable for fertilizer?

Composting

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Planting a different crop than was planted the last year?

Crop Rotation

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Aquatic animals with a rigid outer covering, jointed appendages and gills.

Crustacean.

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A flower that has been harvested by cutting it off with the stem attached.

Cut flower

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Pertaining to products that are derived from milk. Also, a farm where cows are kept for milk production?

Dairy

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The complete sequence of events that occurs within a combustion engine?

Cycle

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Any plant that has been planted, tended harvested and improved?

Cultivated plant.

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An animal with parents of a different breed?

Crossbred

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Artificial cooling, either by the application of ice or utilizing the principle of the laten heat of evaporation?

Refrigeration

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A substance derived from the stomachs of calves and used in the process of cheese making?

Rennet

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The root zone, the area where microorganisms are most active in increasing the availability of nutrients for plants.

Rhizosphere

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a cutting taken from a plant root for the purpose of growing a new plant?

Root cutting

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A short tool used to measure lines?

Ruler

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The process of moving the exhaust gases from the cylinder of an engine?

Scavenging

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The embryo of a plant?

Seed

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A substance that will kill some plants and have little to no effect on other plants?

Selective herbicide

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Reproduction through the means of the uniting of gametes?

Sexual reproduction

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A feed made from chopped and fermanted corn?

Silage

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Breeds of animals that are used primarily as sires in a crossbreeding system?

Sire breed

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Wood from a Conifer tree?

Soft

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The coarseness of fineness of soil?

Soil texture

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A tool used for laying out lines and angles?

A square

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A beef animal that weighs around 700-800 pounds that needs additional growth before entering a feedlot?

A stocker

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The replacement of one type of plants for another in the natural progression of a forested area?

Succession