TITLE

Tucking into trees?

AUTHOR(S)
Edlin, Bob
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
New Zealand Dairy Exporter;Nov2013, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a research which concluded that silvopastoral systems, which include shrubs and trees with edible leaves or fruits, may be the key to the future of sustainable livestock production. The study advocates the use of edible plants to promote healthy soil with better water retention and less run-off, minimize greenhouse gas emissions, improve job satisfaction for farm workers, reduce injury and stress in animals, improve welfare and encourage biodiversity.
ACCESSION #
91957991

 

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