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What do cows eat and why?

Feeding cattle properly is a very important part of keeping them healthy. Like with people, diseases can be treated and prevented through proper nutrition. Cows have a very unique microbial population in their stomach that allows them to digest parts of plants that humans cannot. This presents a unique situation and opportunity. In addition to […]

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Common Sense Agriculture: Harris Ranch vs. Cal Poly - The Rest of the Story

Common Sense Agriculture: Harris Ranch vs. Cal Poly – The Rest of the Story

Jeff Fowle is a farmer rancher I’ve gotten to know over twitter.  Today, he posted a blog entry about the recent events involving Michael Pollan, Cal Poly and Harris Ranch.  It is one of the first in-depth first-hand accounts I’ve had the chance to read (though I’ve appreciated that several alumni, students, etc have briefly […]

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