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Farming for conservation: Big Ag focuses on one crop while smaller farms integrate crops and livestock, which is healthier for the environment

In any endeavor, there’s the easy way, and then there’s the right way, and when it comes to farming, there is a steep price to pay in the long run for choosing the path of least resistance.  Researchers from Iowa State University decided to carry out an economic analysis of various farming approaches to determine the financial feasibility of re-integrating crops and livestock in the farming systems found in the American Corn Belt.  Read more...

 

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