Fresh food and produce markets

Thu Apr 18 13:20:45 EDT 2002

You could compost all the manure put it in contained raised beds thereby
minimizing erosion and using intensive farming.  Four by thirty foot beds made
with 8 inch logs work nicely.
Jerome Shield
Piggy-Back Ridge Farms

Trevor N Schofield wrote:

> Thanks for your response Ron. You are right I should have regionalised my
> comments however it is only NSW which has been hardest hit by
> de-regulation and these farmers who need most help. There is no suggestion
> of ploughing most of their paddocks, only areas of low grass productivity
> (wet lands). Dept of Ag have toured the area and identified regions ideal
> for agribusiness. But the dairy farmers are stubbornly saying no. Rgs
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