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14899Re: [fukuoka_farming] Re: Those bugs 'are going to out smart us' �Article by: JOSEPHINE MARC OTTY, Star Tribune; Updated: November 24, 2012

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  • Alan Sloan
    Dec 2, 2012
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      I too would like to hear more. Please understand that Many if us would know nothing of your locality so that even a very basic story would mean a lot, even things you would normally consider obvious like weather and soil, times for sowing and harvesting etc and animal life. (Of course humans come in the latter category!)
      Best Regards from England,

      On 2 Dec 2012, at 06:27, Steve Grannis <grannis04@...> wrote:

      > please elaborate on your experiments! thanks
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      > From: yuvacharya <mahaacharya@...>
      > To: fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Friday, November 30, 2012 2:29 AM
      > Subject: [fukuoka_farming] Re: Those bugs 'are going to outsmart us' �Article by: JOSEPHINE MARCOTTY, Star Tribune; Updated: November 24, 2012
      > Dear friend,Farming community is always under stress and fear due to
      > lack of knowledge and wisdom required about nature and its
      > principles.When the soil is healthy, plants will essentially be healthy.
      > No amount of external inputs are going to make plant free from the
      > pests, infections etc.We did experiment for the past 3 years application
      > of natural farming as proposed by Mr. Subhash Palekar in various parts
      > of India and found the crops free from all kinds of pests and diseases
      > automatically as the soil started gaining health by natural means.Of
      > course local seeds are the best to get the best yields. We have
      > completely stopped all kinds of fertilizers Chemical or organic and
      > absolutely left all pesticides, insecticides, medicines either, organic
      > or chemical.We are finding the crops are growing to give yields
      > perennially. Our agriculture is now becoming more and more sustainable
      > with lesser and lesser inputs almost becoming Zero Budget Natural
      > Farming now!Our human intervention in farming has reduced enormously
      > excepting selecting the seeds and plants and placements.Thanks to
      > Fukuoka for waking up the farmers towards natural means of farming
      > learning from the forest!regards,Ravisankar (91-9392444251)
      > --- In fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com, Jason Stewart <macropneuma@...>
      > wrote:
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      > > Article by: JOSEPHINE MARCOTTY , Star Tribune Updated: November 24,
      > 2012 - 6:41 AM
      > > As nature adapts to chemicals and genetically engineered seeds,
      > farmers face new threats.
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