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Upland,

city (1990 pop. 63,374), San Bernardino co., S Calif., at the foot of the San Gabriel Mts.; inc. 1906. There is food processing, tool and die making, and the manufacture of electronics, building materials, textiles, fabricated metal products, machinery, and consumer goods. The San Bernardino and Angeles national forests are nearby.

upland

[′əp·lənd]
(geography)
An extensive region of high land.
The higher ground of a region, in contrast to a valley, plain, or other low-lying land.
The elevated land above the low areas along a stream or between hills.

upland

an area of high or relatively high ground
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My main concern is for suckler cows in the uplands. Without somescheme to maintain those herds they will disappear.
The paintings and plaques started appearing around Uplands last year, in part making up a trail celebrating the life of the poet who grew up in theSwanseasuburb.
"With 80% of the agricultural land of Wales designated as LFA, the support payments provided under Tir Mynydd have been critical in ensuring the continued viability of livestock farming in the uplands and have been a much needed source of income for many of our rural communities.
In a report called Cherished Uplands, authors Prof Peter Midmore and Prof Richard MooreColyer of Aberystwyth University called on WAG to launch an immediate inquiry and organise a major conference.
Upland farmers are being urged to attend the National Farmers' Union meeting on the future of hill farming in the region.
Sherwood has accepted an invitation from the Taylors to stay on, and expects to have up to 40 horses next season, including half a dozen for Andrew Cohen, the former owner of Uplands. They will include Suny Bay, twice runner-up in the Grand National.
The changes in Uplands helped it make thetop 20 of Travelsupermarket's Hip Hang-out Neighbourhood indexlast year.
But that is the story of our times but ever since the pig farmers are always at the mercy of monopolies.Had Uplands Bacon Factory survived, it would now be 113 years old and pig farming would, perhaps, be a huge business in this country.
The manifesto says: "Farming is at the heart of all activity in the uplands. Without a viable farming industry there would not be the people, food production nor the world class beautiful landscapes on which the uplands and many nationally-recognised sites are based.
Armed officers attended the scene alongside divisional units to Uplands Newsagents at 4pm.
| Where: 36 Uplands Crescent, Uplands, Swansea SA2 0PG BAR SAINT JAMES For a classy lunch or evening drink, head to Bar Saint James which describes itself as "Swansea's chicest bar and restaurant".
FLOOD Mitigation in the lowlands requires action in the uplands.