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Any measurement related to the science and art of the organization
and operation of animal/livestock/poultry systems so as to obtain a
predetermined set of goals (e.g. profit maximization, sustainability,
conservation of biodiversity, etc...). Includes, but not limited to,
grazing systems, pasture systems, feedlot management, roost management,
Adapted from: Herren, R.V., and R.L. Donahue. 1991. The Agriculture
Dictionary, Delmar Publishers INC. Albany, New york. 553pp.