This image shows cattle grazing multi-species pasture mixtures.
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Comparing pastures and results in land productivity and soil health

 

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This image shows cattle grazing multi-species pasture mixtures.
Credit: Photo credit Steve LaMar.

More for less in pastures

Source: American Society of Agronomy

Summary:

Research comparing pastures with multiple types of plants to those with less variety shows surprising results in land productivity and soil health.

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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.