[Market-farming] How is it going in the Northeast ?
pureprairie at gmail.com
Thu Mar 4 08:29:08 EST 2010
Do you use a lot of mulch?
Maybe you can incorporate some permaculture/water harvesting techniques like
guy did in a desert in Jordan; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sohI6vnWZmk
If you check some of the recommended videos you can find some others
> Thanks so much for your email. I'd love to think it was the recurrence of
> El Nino -- and therefore a more or less predictable factor -- that's made
> our weather so difficult, so different. Last year though was also wacky
> with the til-then predictable wet and dry seasons way off with consequent
> loss of plantings. I'll have to do some research, find out more about ENSO
> years, including whether last year was also one.
> Meanwhile, we're hanging in, moving focus to smallish plot near house where
> we have access to (paid) water and concentrating on most profitable crops.
> May end up being one of those crisis/opportunity lessons that will be good
> for farm's survival -- dare I think profitability? -- in general.
> All best wishes,
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