The Daily Evergreen

A wooly landscaping solution

Washington farmers are utilizing sheep to fertilize fields and remove weeds to ultimately promote healthy soil and crops.

By Shane Michard | Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2015

Nestled between the hills just north of Pullman, one innovative farm is using sheep to protect soil, stop erosion and contribute to sustainability research.Created by fine, wind-blown dust over millennia, the rolling hills of the Palouse are some of the most fertile, and fragile, in the country. Over-...

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