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This is sheer brilliance. Now if we can correlate manure sheds with watersheds, we’ll be cycling with integrity and traceability.
On a small scale, several dairy farmers (100-400 milking cows) sometimes “swap” fields with crop farmers which produce little fibre (potato growers). The dairy farmer grows grass for three years and improves the soil structure and the potato farmer benefits from the relatively rich dairy land without many fertilizer inputs. (I can think of drawbacks to this procedure, but . . . )
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