mixed farming

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growing crops and feed and livestock all on the same farm

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Mr Davies added: "These proposals would limit the crops we can grow for our own use, pushing many farms away from mixed farming.
He's impressed with the sustainability of mixed farming, where animal waste is food for plants that become food for animals in a synergistic closed loop.
Assistant Deputy Coroner Anthony Eastwood said there had been a mixed farming business at the site with five employees including Michael, who was a director along with his father.
Participants will visit one of five "immersion" sites: mixed farming areas in Clearwater and near Brandon, Man.
The farm where we are based has a history of mixed farming with a rotation of crops and animals,' he said.
The haven of mixed farming systems is being swept away and, as a result, farmland is no longer able to support the same number of species and individuals," writes Michael Shrubb in his book Birds, Scythes, and Combines.
Stella Drate Pasquale and Esterina Bojo Tranquillo (2001) Critical Analysis on the Role of Mixed Farming System in Agricultural Development, Case Study: Southern Sudan (Terkaka), School of REED.
The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is leading the $16 million project which is focused on delivering gains to mixed farming operations in Victoria, South Australia, southern New South Wales and Western Australia.
Suddes & Sons at South Farm, which has a mixed farming system with cattle and arable cropping.
Mr Kirkham has more than 30 years' experience in UK agriculture and is managing director of M & R Kirkham and Sons, a mixed farming business based in Solihull whose expansion he has driven since 1980.
It is a mixed farming and woodland estate and home to one of the top shoots in Britain, requiring six full-time keepers and numerous contractors.
In this book, the author relates the history of the tribe once they settled on their reserve and how they pursued various activities that provided some degree of self-sufficiency, such as ranching, mixed farming, mining, haying, freighting, and working sugar beet fields near Raymond.
Mind you, the best approach to agriculture is good old-fashioned mixed farming.
His study examines the correlation between enclosed landscapes, high status compounds, and concentrations of metalwork deposition and demonstrates the importance of large-scale animal husbandry in the mixed farming regimes through analysis of field systems with droveways, stock proof fencing, watering holes, cow pens, sheep races, and gateways for stockhandling.
It has 400 acres of mixed farming with cattle, turkeys, sheep and pigs, plus 200 acres of arable land.