The latest news from the Grassland 2.0 team on grassland-based agriculture and sustainable agriculture.
Grassland 2.0 and partners receives grant to understand opportunities and barriers related to integrating livestock and crop production
Diversified crop and livestock systems offer some of the best options for getting more continuous living cover on the landscape. Incorporation of forage crops and well-managed pasture into crop rotations is key to achieving the economic and environmental outcomes. In recent decades, specialization has been a dominant trend in the upper Midwest. Now that is changing, and there is increasing interest in re-integrating livestock into annual cropping systems.