Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 12:20pm to 1:10pm
Objective: Lead a discussion concerning interactions between domestic animals and soil resources.
Motivation: Examples of both positive and negative effects of management of animals with soils.
Brief survey of specific aspects of interactions of importance:
Examples from the audience
Feed resources from row crops vs hay meadows and permanent pasture
Purchased vs home-grown feeds
How we farm animals vs how we could be farming animals