An Integrated Agriculture System

Anticipating the likelihood that resource constraints would get worse in the years ahead, Missourian Charles McCutcheon developed an integrated agriculture system in the 1970s for farmers and homesteaders.

066 integrated agriculture - worm beds
The red worm beds at Charles McCutcheon's facility produce about 6,000 obs of "red wrigglers." Worms played a big part in his integrated agriculture system by turning manure and grain residue into fertilizer.
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