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History: Grassland Farming Pays

Reprinted from the June 1953 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Grassland Farming Pays
By A.L. O’Farrell, Piapot, Sask.

‘We are told that overgrazing of grasslands has been one of the main causes for the decline of ancient civilizations. Man has had some very pointed lessons on grassland farming so that slowly but inevitably it has been learned the through proper grassland management, feed and food supplies can be made more plentiful and more nutritious. Labor on farms can be reduced. Agriculture can be made more stable. And capacity to serve the needs of the world’s growing populations can be increased substantially.’

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