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The Grass is Greener


This article was researched and written by Sue Futrell.

Footnotes

1. Land Stewardship Project "Grass-Based Beef and Dairy Production," Feb. 2004.

2. Robinson, Jo. "Health Benefits of Grass Fed Products," http://www.eatwild.com December, 2004.

3. FoodRoutes. "Pasture-raised Dairy and Meat Products are Good for You and the Environment,"  December, 2004.

4. Land Stewardship Project.

5. McGraw, Linda. "Grazing Cows Produce More Cancer-Fighting Compound in Milk," Agricultural Research Service, USDA. April 7, 2000.

6. Dairy Council Digest. "Emerging Health Benefits of CLA"  (December, 2004).

7. Robinson, Jo.

8. Food Routes.

9. McDonagh, D. and others. "Milk and Dairy Products for Better Human Health," Dairy Quality Dept., DPRC, Teagasc, Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority. September 2002.

10. Abbott, A. and others. "Enhanced nutrient content of Grass Fed Beef: Justification for Health Benefit Label Claim," University of California Cooperative Extension Service, 2002.

Recommended resources for more information on Pasture Farming:

Logsdon, Gene. All Flesh Is Grass: The Pleasures and Promises of Pasture Farming. Athens, Ohio: Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, 2004.

Murphy, Bill. Greener Pastures on Your Side of the Fence, 4th ed. Colchester, Vermont: Arriba Publishing, 2002.

Robinson, Jo. Pasture Perfect. Eatwild, 2004.

Web Resources, with links to a wide array of research and information:

www.Eatwild.com

www.americangrassfed.org

www.grazeonline.com

Other sources for this article:

Abbott, A., M. Basurto, C.A. Daley, G. Nader, and S. Larson, "Enhanced nutrient content of Grass Fed Beef: Justification for Health Benefit Label Claim" University of California Cooperative Extension Service, 2002.

Clancy, Kate, "Greener Pastures: How grass-fed beef and milk contribute to healthy eating," Union of Concerned Scientists, March, 2006.

Dairy Council Digest. "Emerging Health Benefits of CLA"  (December, 2004)

FoodRoutes. " Pasture-raised Dairy and Meat Products are Good for You and the Environment" http://www.foodroutes.org (December, 2004)

Huber, Gary. "Marketing Pasture-raised Products," presentation at Practical Farmers of Iowa annual conference, January 25, 2003.

Land Stewardship Project. "Grass-Based Beef & Dairy Production," Feb 2004.

Loeffler, Brian et al. "Knee Deep in Grass;" University of Minnesota Extension, 1996.

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University. "Consumer Perceptions of Pasture-raised Beef and Dairy Products: An Internet Consumer Study," February, 2004.

McDonagh, D. and others. "Milk and Dairy Products for Better Human Health," Dairy Quality Dept., DPRC, Teagasc, Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority. September 2002.

McGraw, Linda. "Grazing Cows Produce More Cancer-Fighting Compound in Milk" Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture. April 7, 2000.

Robinson, Jo. "Grass-Fed Basics," and "Health Benefits of Grass-Fed Products" http://www.eatwild.com (December, 2004)

Schivera, Diane. "The Benefits of Raising Animals on Pasture" Maine Organic Farmer and Gardener, Sept-Nov 2003.

Vermont Quarterly,. "Management Intensive Grazing Focus of Research and Outreach" University of Vermont. http:www.uvm.edu/~uvmpr/vq/vqfall/virtuosuni.html

Winsten, Jonathan R. and Petrucci, Bryan T. "Seasonal Dairy Grazing: A Viable Alternative for the 21st Century" American Farmland Trust, 2003. http://grassfarmer.com/papers/studies/seasonalgrazing.html

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