“When the cow leaves, the rotation changes to all row crops: no need for oats or hay, less ground…”

“When the cow leaves, the rotation changes to all row crops: no need for oats or hay, less ground…”

“”When the cow leaves, the rotation changes to all row crops: no need for oats or hay, less ground cover, soil erosion increases, no chores for kids, input costs increase, income decreases, off-farm work, fewer farmers, weakened family, community downgrades.””

Dick Thompson, quoted in a workshop on sustainable pork production at the Young Farmers Conference 2013 at Stone Barns
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