Emily Zimmer's favorite 2013 stories
One of the things I enjoy most about this job is learning about new and inventive things. While goats aren’t new, the way in which a herd of them is being used to combat invasive plant species is.
In September, more than 120 goats were released along the bluffs on the Flint Hills Resources property. Keith Hill, owner of the Goat Peak Ranch, said the goats prefer weeds over grass, which makes them ideal for fire and weed control.