Tuesday, October 08, 2013

New Joel Salatin Interview: "Why Are We Growing Corn?"

By Monica

"At the end of the day, altruism doesn't put shoes on your feet or pay your taxes.  Profit is the lifeblood of a business."

This is an excellent little interview in which Joel Salatin discusses why conventional farmers -- for example, a midwestern farmer doing corn and soybean rotations -- find it difficult and financially disruptive to convert over to grass-based farming, even when it's more profitable.  And he gives them some advice.

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