Community pastures, like this grazing land near Beechy in Saskatchewan, are especially attractive for mixed and young farmers, say the authors.  |  File photo

Community pasture benefits misunderstood

People are still scratching their heads over Ottawa’s planned cancellation of the successful, eight-decades-old federal community pasture program. Today, when the profitability of beef production is questioned and the ecological value of grazing is misunderstood, the pastures’ benefits stand firm. For every $1 spent, the pastures don’t only grow beef. They also generate $2.50 in […] Read more