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Audrey Arner of Moonstone Farm on raising cattle on the prairie

The Montevideo, MN farmer discusses the process of converting from annual crops to perennial grasses with the help of cattle, ‘sunlight harvesters.’

In this video by Anne Queenan, Montevideo farmer Audrey Arner, who operates Moonstone Farm with her partner Richard Handeen, discusses the process of converting their farm from annual crops like corn and soybeans to a permaculture based on a rich mixture of grasses and legumes. The whole system depends on ‘nature’s sunlight harvesters,’ which is to say, cattle.