Food Safety Considerations for Integrating Livestock into Produce Cropping Systems


Integrating livestock with vegetable crop production takes advantage of livestock’s natural place in agro-ecosytems: cash and cover crop residues are consumed, nutrients are cycled, weeds are suppressed, and soil health is increased. However, in order to protect the safety of the food consumer, it’s important to adhere to certain standards. This brief publication discusses those standards.

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