In Praise of Mixed Farming Systems

For healthy and sustainable food production it is necessary to have healthy and sustainably managed soil.

 

For healthy and sustainably managed soil, suitable quantities of organic matter are required.

 

For quantities of organic matter to be available, livestock are needed.

 

For livestock to exist, skilled and solvent livestock farmers are necessary.

 

Logic would suggest the future lies in mixed farming systems.

 

Fred Cactus


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