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AFSRC Picture of the Week, October 17, 2005
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 Goats cleaning brush off hillside

Goats are browsers, meaning they prefer to eat vines, twigs, weeds and other woody plants.  Goats are being used at USDA, ARS, Appalachian Farmings Systems Reseach Center, Beaver, WV to help clean a hillside of multiflora rose, honeysuckle, weeds, and other woody plants.

Photo by Susan Boyer

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Last Modified: 10/18/2005
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