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Re: [fukuoka_farming] Digest Number 3058

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  • Nandan Palaparambil
    Hi Alan, Which is the video referred here, probably I missed it in the earlier posts? From the description it looks attractive. Earlier I had seen some photos
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 11, 2013
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      Hi Alan,
      Which is the video referred here, probably I missed it in the earlier posts?
      From the description it looks attractive. Earlier I had seen some photos in permies.com where one person had effectively used pigs for tilling the soil, not able to locate the photos now.

      Regards,Nandan

      --- On Mon, 3/11/13, Alan Sloan <alan851603@...> wrote:

      From: Alan Sloan <alan851603@...>
      Subject: Re: [fukuoka_farming] Digest Number 3058
      To: fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Monday, March 11, 2013, 4:18 PM
















       









      Not sure if this is of immediate practical application to anyone on the

      list, but it is very interesting. I've been seriously underestimating the

      ecological value of animals on a global level - this video is very thought

      provoking for me.



      It puts me in mind of a farmer in temperate Ireland who told me they had

      seen grain being scattered before intensively "folding" stock across

      winter forage crops, leading to the ground being manured and flattened and

      the seed being pressed into the soil ready for germination.



      Hope someone finds this of interest, if they have not sen it before - it

      was News to me!



      Alan



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