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Economy, Agriculture

collective farms, state farms, herders, goats, barley

The Mongolians are primarily herders, and a majority of the population is engaged in agriculture. Animals raised include sheep, goats, cattle, horses, and camels. During the Communist era, collective farms and state farms controlled all cultivated lands and accounted for most of the nationís livestock. Many of these farms have since been privatized. Principal crops include wheat, potatoes, barley, and oats.



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