Changes at Alfred State’s dairy farm are advancing environmental sustainability locally and globally. The move away from corn production on the College Farm to a grass-based, organic system reduces the use of fossil fuel for tillage, planting and harvesting, and eliminates the use of commercial fertilizer. By keeping the farm in perennial grasslands for grazing, soil organic matter and carbon sequestration markedly increase[i].
Conference on Innovations in Technical Education to Advance Sustainability June 14-16, 2012 at Alfred State College
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