Anne Macey is the editor of COG’s Organic Livestock Handbook and a contributing writer for COG’s new publication Living with Worms in Organic Sheep Production. She is also working with the Animal Welfare Task Force and OACC to develop educational materials for organic livestock producers.
“We are working here with an age-old concept,” says Chris Boettcher. “All enterprises on the farm work in concert to make up a whole, which is bigger than the sum of the parts. The more diversity we add to the farm as an ecosystem, the easier it seems to get—managing the individual players in the symphony.”