Thursday, 15 February 2018 18:47

Good news for hedgerows: No effects on food safety in the field

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imageHedgerows enhance wildlife abundance and diversity around farmland without contributing to food safety problems in
imageHedgerows enhance wildlife abundance and diversity around farmland without contributing to food safety problems in field crops, according to a new study published by a team of University of California researchers. The UC Agriculture and Natural Resources and UC Davis study documented that field edge plantings around farms are generally too narrow relative to the surrounding landscape to be a source of rodents and foodborne pathogens. “This study is particularly pertinent right now when......

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