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The worst agricultural practice.

The worst agricultural practice.

Every sixth months, in the five years that I have been farming, I meet a smart, driven, talented individual who is doing what they do well and will make a success or is already making a success of their lives.   What they all have

The role of the retailer in the farm strikes.

The role of the retailer in the farm strikes.

Alternative title “It is not only the farmers fault” Hello Dear Reader The recent farm strikes need to be viewed in a wider context. From the farmer right through to the end consumer. We are all farmers by proxy, each and every one of us

CNBC TV program

CNBC TV program

Hello there My apologies for being absent from cyberspace for so long. I have been getting the farm ready for the season. This was filmed last week. I will be here again soon. Stay well.    

Why farm mechanically when you can farm biologically?

Why farm mechanically when you can farm biologically?

We always try to opt for the biological solution where possible. This vignette, pertaining to management of our cover crop in the vineyards, illustrates the point I am trying to make. A major problem for almost every wine farm at this time of the year

PechaKucha Presentation

PechaKucha Presentation

  I spoke at the last PechaKucha event. It is an amazing opportunity to get your message across. You have to present 20 slides, each of them in 20 seconds. Below is the slide presentation with my comments below each slide. Slide 1. Just like