As a boy in Alamo, a tiny Mormon ranching community in Lincoln County 90 miles north of Las Vegas, Lamb was one of 11 children.
Droughts have always been part of farming and ranching in the hardest-hit areas of the Midwest.
Nathan learned everything he could about farming and ranching.
Farming and ranching concerns will also have little political leverage with the White House.
They gave us our most distinctive occupation, ranching on the open range.
In his ranching days, that training with his fists stood him in good stead.
They would live in a town, and it would be business life, which he cared for as he had never come to care for ranching.
While allied by every tie of blood to the ranching interests, he had never been identified with them.
The suggestion came from Irene's husband, who had been attracted to California by this lure of "ranching."
A bit of ranching and 39 my work here in the shop keeps me busy enough.
1808, "country house," from American Spanish rancho "small farm, group of farm huts," from Spanish rancho "mess-room," originally, "group of people who eat together," from ranchear "to lodge or station," from Old French ranger "install in position," from rang "row, line" (see rank (n.)).
Sense of "large stock-farm and herding establishment" is from 1831. Of houses, "single-story, split-level" (adj.) from 1950; as a noun from 1960. Ranch-house attested from 1862.
1866, from ranch (n.). Related: Ranched; ranching.