Agriculture, with the aid of irrigation, and stock-raising were the principal occupations.
He is a man of considerable means, and is going in largely for stock-raising.
Thirty years ago the Valley was passing through a stage of transition from stock-raising to wheat producing.
Laws for the encouragement of stock-raising have been promulgated.
Farming and stock-raising had been greatly improved by the introduction of roots and sown grasses.
Of these, the larger proportion were engaged in ranching and stock-raising.
This part of the country is therefore not adaptable for factories; its sole use is for the growing of grain and stock-raising.
The Gaucho,1 now degenerated into the peon,2 is only available for stock-raising.
Apart from agriculture, stock-raising and mining, its commerce and industries are unimportant.
For mining, agriculture, horticulture and stock-raising, it is a cipher.