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Re: [fukuoka_farming] [Fwd: [permaculture] Natural agriculture crop successions] Fukuoka crop succession methods

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  • rudy Hadoux
    how are you friends of the nature ?
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 10, 2004
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      how are you friends of the nature ?


      At 20:45 10/06/04, you wrote:

      >-------- Original Message --------
      >Subject: [permaculture] Natural agriculture crop successions
      >Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 16:49:48 +0200
      >From: ontignano <ontignano@...>
      >Reply-To: permaculture <permaculture@...>
      >To: <permaculture@...>
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      >Hello everyone, I wonder if there's anyone on this list experimenting with
      >crop successions similar to those pioneered by Masanobu Fukuoka, I'm
      >thinking particularly of his rice and winter wheat or barley succession. I'm
      >sure there have been many North American, Australasian and European attempts
      >to mimic his success using different cereal and bean crops, summer: soya,
      >millet, sorghum, lentil, chick pea, amaranth, quinoa, maize, sunflower etc
      >and winter: wheat, barley, oats, rye etc over the last 20-25 years. If there
      >'s no first hand information, has there been a book suggesting such
      >combinations and the relative successes or failures? Alternatively, is there
      >anyone experimenting with the Marc Bonfils Method of Winter Wheat, who might
      >have tried some of these different crops within a clover cover crop? Is
      >there someone experimenting with different cover crops, especially those for
      >dryland conditions?
      >
      >Any information or pointers to further sources would be appreciated.
      >
      >To all those inspired by Fukuoka, the man and his work, there is some hope,
      >health permitting (he is 93), that he will be in Europe this summer to speak
      >at an International climate change conference. I'll provide more details
      >closer to the time.
      >
      >Jamie
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