Rent-A-Goat Chews Up Invasive Plant Species

Ben Robel’s goats are in demand. Owner of Vegetation Solutions, the 28-year-old rents his goats to Wisconsin landowners to munch on brush and chew away invasive plants like buckthorn, sumac and prickly ash. The hungry animals eliminate the need to spray herbicides and their manure helps fertilize the land. Read more (

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3 Responses to Rent-A-Goat Chews Up Invasive Plant Species

  1. Lenora Tooher says:

    Horray to read about ‘munching that matters’ for the environment as well as for goats.:-)
    I bought peanuts yesterday and they are so delicious. Taste matters, even if I’m not a goat.;-)

  2. Lenora Tooher says:

    When more people take a glance at ‘The New Environmental Health’ pamphlet from NIH we can communicate more about the question asked ‘Can cloned genes be used to safety test chemicals?’. The goat can help us in more ways than one.;-)

  3. Matt says:

    For more information on rentagoat and to find goat renters across the globe go to

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