Fertility Pastures

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Paperback: 195 pages
Author: Newman Turner
Language: English
ISBN-10: 160173011X
ISBN-13: 978-1601730114
Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.7 inches

Newman Turner details his methods of intensive pasture-based production of beef and dairy cows in a practical guide to profitable, labor-saving livestock production. He developed a system of complex herbal ley mixtures, or blends of pasture grasses and herbs, with each ingredient chosen to perform an essential function in providing a specific nutrient to the animal or enhancing the fertility of the soil. He explains his methods of cultivation, seeding and management. There are also chapters on year-round grazing, making silage for self-feeding, protein from forage crops and pastures for pigs and poultry. He also details the roles individual herbs play in the prevention and treatment of disease.