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Sustainable grass farming

Leach, Katharine; Smith, Jo and Padel, Susanne (2013) Sustainable grass farming. Grass and forage farmers (BGS publication), 2013, 114 (Autumn), p. 4.

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“Sustainable grassland farming” suggests a stable, productive system, with limited dependence on external inputs, which is economically viable. Effects on the wider environment, particularly air, water and wildlife, also need to be considered. Many principles contribute o sustainability, this article concentrate on two of them: “healthy soil” and “plant species diversity”.

EPrint Type:Newspaper or magazine article
Agrovoc keywords:
EnglishGrassland managementhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3364
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems > Dairy cattle
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Pasture and forage crops
Research affiliation: European Union > SOLID
UK > Organic Research Centre (ORC) - Elm Farm
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:266367
Deposited By: Padel, Dr Susanne
ID Code:24767
Deposited On:01 Dec 2013 21:42
Last Modified:01 Dec 2013 21:42
Document Language:English

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