Potential Benefits of Intercropping Corn with Runner Bean for Small-Sized Farming System (Report)
Asian - Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2009, June, 22, 6
Asian - Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences
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INTRODUCTION Feed cost comprises from 50 to 70% of total farming expenses in Turkey (Ergun et al., 2002). Crops and livestock are interdependent elements, thus, income of farmers can be improved by utilizing the production factors for the combination of crops and dairying (Widodo et al., 1994). In order to reduce feed costs and create more sustainable management systems for moderate-sized, family operations, value-promoted livestock enterprises must be integrated with existing cropping enterprises.
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- Category: Industries & Professions
- Published: 01 June 2009
- Publisher: Asian - Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies
- Print Length: 15 Pages
- Language: English