Ranching and Multiyear Droughts in Utah: Production Impacts, Risk Perceptions, and Changes in Preparedness

@inproceedings{Coppock2011RanchingAM,
  title={Ranching and Multiyear Droughts in Utah: Production Impacts, Risk Perceptions, and Changes in Preparedness},
  author={David Layne Coppock},
  year={2011}
}
Abstract Droughts characterize rangelands, yet drought research remains limited. Objectives of the study were to determine: 1) effects of the 1999–2004 drought on ranch resources, 2) how ranchers coped with the 1999–2004 drought, 3) whether ranchers have altered their preparedness for future drought, and 4) factors influencing change in preparedness. A phone and mail survey engaged a random sample of 615 ranchers providing 509 usable responses (83%). Data analysis employed descriptive… 

Improving Drought Preparedness Among Utah Cattle Ranchers

  • D. Coppock
  • Environmental Science
    Rangeland Ecology and Management
  • 2020

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