So Jim Gerrish knows….

by David

…we practice what he preaches.

Thistlehill Farm Herd

The experts say the cows get about two-thirds of the best hay.  The rest is not wasted but trampled in creating organic matter and feeding the microbes. Add in the fertilizing the cows do as they roam around and our fertilizer bill is precisely “zero”.

We do need a minimum application of lime though…if the fields ever dry out.