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Re: pigs as weed control

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  • Vargan
    Sepp Holzer (Krameterhof, Austria, http://www.krameterhof.at/) scatters peas or corn in the places where he wants to weaken the weeds. Pigs in the search of
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      Sepp Holzer (Krameterhof, Austria, http://www.krameterhof.at/) scatters peas or corn in the places where he wants to weaken the weeds. Pigs in the search of the tasty pea plow the ground. Then Sepp sow his seeds.



      --- In fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com, "daniel_herps" <pyrrhura@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi,
      > Im just moved to a tiny piece of land (half acre) where I plan to do NF. However, the land is full of kikuyu grass, who has been a real problem to control. Im thinking about getting some pigglets to do the dirty work, while they plough the soil and fertilize it. After the weeds are gone or weak, I plan to use seed balls with Arachis pintoi, radish and pigeon pea plant to grow the soil fertility. Do you think the pigglets are a good idea, or anyone has tried this?
      >
      > Daniel
      > Cundinamarca, Colombia (South America)
      >
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