I hope that your posting generates some good
discussion. I don't have any insights, but I'll be
watching with great interest.
> How important is rapid genetic turnover to farmers... is rapid genetic
> turnover a fixation of the ag. research complex that is out of line with the
> goals of producers... Ex. Some dairy operators find keeping cows 5+
> lactations is much more profitable than the standard lower # of
> How does this drive for genetic turnover affect the prospects
> of the perennial cropping systems being touted by some as the future of
> agriculture ?
> Are there significant flaws in this rapid genetic turnover agenda ?
> Do the benefits out weigh the flaws ?
> Joel Gruver
> OSU, Soils Division
-- Jim Lukens Fayetteville, AR email@example.com