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Grazing management and building soil carbon
Why soil carbon is important
The document is about the value of building soil carbon in grasslands for conventional livestock and cropping production purposes. It has nothing to do with the marketing of soil carbon, should such an opportunity ever emerge. For the purpose of the discussion ‘grasslands’ includes areas where annual grass crops such as oats and millet (ie either cool season or warm season species) are sown and actively managed for grazing.
5 steps to increase farm profit
True profit - only a farmer can make one. Human creativity - the most powerful tool for change. Balancing overheads - keeping costs of production low