Friday, October 28, 2011

Podcast: Advances in the sheep industry and forestry

The sheep industry is in the news this week with a study showing that sheepdogs make livestock more relaxed and profitable, according to reporter John O'Connell. Also, strong prices for wool and lamb have prompted industry leaders to recruit more people to raise sheep.

Reporter Mateusz Perkowski says that foresters are looking at ways to improve the growth rate of trees through new advances in seedlings and weighing the trade-offs of container "plugs" and bare-root seedlings.

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