The Multiple Benefits of Grassfarming

Healthy Grasses Mean Healthy Animals, From Mother Earth News, April/May 2009
By Richard Manning

•    More humane animal treatment
•    More nutritious meat and dairy products
•    Reduced flooding and soil erosion
•    Increased groundwater recharge
•    More sustainable manure management
•    Less E. coli food poisoning
•    More fertile soil and more nutritious forages
•    More diverse and healthier ecosystems
•    Reduced use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides to grow unsustainable corn and soy

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