Definition of rancher
: one who owns or works on a ranch
Recent Examples of rancher from the Web
But because Mexico couldn’t meet its own demand for grains to feed livestock, Mexican ranchers could import U.S. grains at lower prices, spurring the Mexican livestock industry.
The idea of buying from local people, and a commitment to the organic farmers and ranchers was very, very important to me.
Its butchness and conservatism were safely performative; the Hollywood cast was just playing at being hardscrabble, hard-drinkin’, narrow-minded Colorado ranchers.
Michelle Lerach, founder of the Berry Good Foundation, said the yearly get-together of chefs, farmers, ranchers, vintners, brewers and food writers from across San Diego and Baja had gotten too big, with more than 600 people attending in 2016.
Brazil's bad boy of finance now a billionaire cattle rancher.
Most specific grievances cluster around themes of land access and economic prospects, with many fearing loss of hunting or firewood-gathering rights and reduced grazing land for ranchers.
Since 2013, America’s farmers and ranchers have weathered a 45 percent drop in net farm income, the largest three-year drop since the start of the Great Depression, Farm Aid reports.
Hawkins is the oldest female competitor this year at the games, though the honor of the oldest competitor goes to 103-year-old retired cattle rancher John Zilverberg, who will be bowling, throwing discus and running short sprints.
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Definition of rancher for English Language Learners
: a person who lives or works on a ranch
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