Organic Study at Montana State University Uses Domestic Sheep to Facilitate Sustainable Farming

Environmental and economic management of weeds and pests is a priority for organic farmers and they typically use tillage to address these issues. However, frequent mechanical tillage can reduce soil integrity, which increases costs for farmers and negatively impacts future crop growth. Now, Montana State University (MSU) researchers are studying an alternate technique to manage these issues using domestic sheep. Read more about this four-year USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) project by clicking the link provided below.

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