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odishavet

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Crop and dairy farming
« on: January 14, 2017, 06:38:34 PM »
Integration of crop with dairy farming is a cost-effective farming method.
Advantages-
1-Cow dung can be utilized for crop cultivation.
2- Crop residue can be utilized as fodder for animals.
3-legume cultivation  increases nitrogen content of soil and provides both feed and fodder for cows
4- Fodder plant can be cultivated in farm area which will provide shed to animals in summer and leaves can be utilized as fodder for cows.
5-Labour cost decreases in this type farming since same labourers are utilized both dairy farming and crop cultivation.
6-Loss incurred in one farming  will be compensated by other.