Muscle or Machine? Draft Animal Power vs. Biofuel Farming
Plowing with horses is more than a nostalgic farming method — it’s a time-tested way to complete heavy farm work that challenges tractors using biofuels for energy and land use efficiency.
Plowing with horses is still one of the most common methods used on farms around the world.
In his groundbreaking book “Meat: A Benign Extravagance,” author Simon Fairlie explores whether the hypothesis that vegetarianism is better for human health and the environment holds true. Based on numbers from the UK, Fairlie’s well-founded scientific research explores the difficult environmental impact of eating meat along with the ethical and social issues surrounding the future of farming livestock across the globe.