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Description : The project proposes, from natural and simple mechanisms that producers of family agriculture that have an average of three Small Livestock Units (pigs) can get gas and fertilizers for domestic use, its horticultural products and different annual crops, from the use of organic waste from small farm animals.
Cattle grazing, when 30% of the | farm's livestock units are cattle and Hedgerow management, with cut-|ting taking place every two or three years.
85% from 200,236 livestock units exported in 2011to 132,449 livestock units marketed in 2012 while a total of 2000 cattle units were exported to Angola predominantly from the Northern Communal Areas, specifically in the Opuwo district.
The best performing livestock units in the future will be those that adopt systems based on a technical approach delivering the best performance by the animals and the required product quality for retailers and consumers.
More points will be available for this option but beware as the previous scheme required a minimum of 15 per cent livestock units as cattle has been now raised to 30 per cent.
Roger Randall is named Gen'l Mgr of Penton Agriculture Group's livestock unit which includes the BEEF and National Hog Farmer.
North American NGOs are also more concerned about the health and environmental impact of large scale livestock units (CAFOs) though there are signs this attitude is beginning to drift across the Atlantic.
And while larger farms, ranches, growers and livestock units would suffer losses from cuts to production subsidies, the report is optimistic about their ability to innovate and develop new income sources.