Kari Gunnlaugsson wrote: I wish the very diverse, jumbled, zero till polyculture stuff had a larger scale analogue....mixed species cover crops and undersowing / oversowing are, i suppose, gestures in that direction.
Kari Gunnlaugsson wrote:
I want to add dual purpose heritage variety sheep to the grazing mix if i can come up with a decent predator protection strategy.
Kari Gunnlaugsson wrote:Thinking llama or donkey. I would like to 'bond' the sheep and cattle together 'flerd' style and see if that would offer some protection too. But I keep the cattle on pretty extensive rangelands and i think the coyotes might decimate sheep. But i'll figure out some way to fit them in somewhere on the farm.