TITLE

Economics of training cows to graze weeds yields promise

AUTHOR(S)
Voth, Kathy
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Indiana Prairie Farmer;Mar2011, Vol. 185 Issue 3, pBP2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the author's reflection on the profitability of developing a method for teaching cows to eat weeds. The author discusses the impact of weed grazing among cows on the problems related to the control of weeds in the U.S. According to John Morley, a private consultant and economist from Fort Collins, Colorado, beef producers could also see an increase in the amount of forage available to their livestock if they trained their cows to eat these weeds.
ACCESSION #
59221351

 

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