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Solar Does the Job
Dan Miller Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Wed Jul 10, 2013 04:02 PM CDT

Working with USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Farm Service Agency and the Robert E. Lee Soil and Water Conservation District, Gerald Haines he set out to deliver well water across his entire farm through strings of water troughs.

Gerald Haines wants to improve the grazing offered to his 40-cow commercial Angus herd. He is building pasture quality while installing a conservation plan to protect the water around his farm and the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Central to Haines' effort is giving his cattle better access to good supplies of water. Haines earlier fenced his cattle out of the creeks flowing ...

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