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Sheep, Subsidies, & the Environment

Format: Streaming
Length: 4.1
Grade Level: 7-12+
Closed Captioned

How did farm subsidies lead to skinny sheep in New Zealand?

Discussion Question:

Why did the farmers have more sheep than was sound for the animals and envirnoment? Why did that change?

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In New Zealand, farming subsidies led to skinny sheep. How did farmers adapt when subsidies 30% of their income were discontinued?

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U.S. History / Government & Civics

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