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SOLID - Sustainable Organic and Low-Input Dairyingresource Organic Research Centre Research Digest focusing on ways of increasing the sustainability of organic low-input dairy systems and benefits that can be attained.Animal health & welfare, Dairy cattle, Grasslands & forage crops, People & skills
Feeding livestock on pasture-based dietsresource ORC / GWCT / LEAF / OF&G / Soil Association / SRUC / Agricology - as part of Defra Project OF03111 Organic Management Techniques This resource looks at the practicalities of introducing pasture-fed livestock systems, the benefits and draw-backs of adoption with case studies and linksRotations, Animal health & welfare, Dairy cattle, Beef cattle & sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Grasslands & forage crops, Natural resources & waste, Biodiversity
Novel forage cropsresource ORC / GWCT / LEAF / OF&G / Soil Association / SRUC / Agricology - as part of Defra Project OF03111 Organic Management Techniques This abstract looks at how lucerne, sainfoin and chicory could be incorporated into your grazing leys and potentially supply high quality, drought tolerant feed for...Animal health & welfare, Grasslands & forage crops, People & skills
The Benefits of Sheep in Arable Rotationsresource The National Sheep Association How incorporating sheep within arable farming systems can rejuvenate soils, reduce problem weeds, improve biodiversity, & improve yields from following crops.Integrated farming, Type, texture & structure, Rotations, Organic matter, Weeds, Animal health & welfare, Beef cattle & sheep, Cereals, oil seeds & pulses, Grasslands & forage crops, Crop nutrition & fertility building, Biodiversity
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