Monthly Archives: December 2012

Soil Conservation and Bean Stubble – the need for Ground Cover, of any sort – maybe a cover crop?

The Soil Conservation potential of Legume stubbles. When I started farming, for some odd reason we were bare fallowing field pea stubbles, with full cultivation, after running a bunch of sheep. What a crazy idea that was – clods and … Continue reading

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On Being Prepared to Sow Cover Crop Cocktails.

Be Ye Prepared. I constantly get the impression and message that if we are to successfully sow a summer cover crop cocktail mix in our Mediterranean summers, we need to make the most of the various rainfall events. ┬áThe reasons … Continue reading

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