Aug 2007 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Industry News Trained Sheep Can Provide Vineyard Benefits Farmers have used sheep for centuries to control unwanted vegetation, but in addition to keeping down weeds, sheep would snack on the crop itself. If sheep would avoid grapes, they could graze the floor of a vineyard, providing farmers an alternative to using herbicides and mowing. So the University of California Hopland Research and Extension Center, south of Ukiah, California, is trying to give the animals an education by training...
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