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Going Green: Conservation Farming Going Green

Description

A 200 cow dairy farm in southern Onondaga County takes a conservation approach in their operation. They use rotational grazing, moving the cows over constructed laneways from paddock to paddock. They constructed a roof over the barnyard area to keep stormwater runoff from carrying off manure. They also constructed a filtering system to collect waste water and clean it before it returns to the aquifer underneath their property.

Produced

1/22/2013

Keywords

grazing, rotational grazing, constructed laneways, runoff, water filter system, manure, agriculture, green agriculture, sustainable agriculture, ESF Sustainability, ESF NY, water conservation, Going Green