Re: [fukuoka_farming] Introduction; Royal A. Purdy, "The Elysian Fields Project"
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On 7/17/01 at 10:52 PM LakeCountryFireworks@... wrote:
>So very glad to see a forum dedicated to Masanobu Fukuoka, (Fukuoka
>Farming Mailing List!) and created to discuss Masanobu Fukuoka's
>revolutionary method of organic ( Natural ) farming.
>My name is Royal A. Purdy and my involvment in "ongoing projects in
>Fukuoka Farming" is based on a five year old grazing project model
>entitled " The Elysian Fields Project" and utilizing seed pellets
>among other Masanobu Fukuoka written techniques. The model is a
>result of having first read Fukuoka ( The One Straw Revolution ) in
>1980 and as a large conventional dairy farmer, disregarding the
>contents for a number of years. In the '80's and later in the '90's,
>while developing automated dairy systems technology, I revisted his
>written works for the purpose of developing low cost pasture cropping
>systems. I now combine Fukuoka's methologies and the theory of
>inventive problem solving known as "TRIZ" ( pronounced "Tree's" )
>together in an effort to give sustainable farmers and grazing persons
>method's to solve their own farm problems, etc..
>Again, very glad to see such an excellent endeavor as this; good luck!
>Be safe. Sincerely,
>Royal A. Purdy
>The Elysian Fields Project
>A. H. Tuttle and Company
>Farmington, NY. 14425
>(315) 986- 7007
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