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Grabbing land and seeds of Africa

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Africa’s Land

Africa’s Land and Seed Laws Under Attack


The lobby to industrialise food production in Africa is not only pouring money into plantation projects on the ground, it is changing African laws to serve foreign agribusiness as well. 178 more words

Food / Food Security

"The Weekly Bleat: Hamish"

Hamish is one of our two sheep that was a bottle-fed lamb.  He has tons of personality and a little bit of attitude as well.  Whenever we are outside, he always baaahs at us to say hello.   258 more words

Reflections On Farm Life

Sidedressing Considerations

Our wheat is in the tillering stage, and now is time to sidedress. Wheat needs between 100 and 130 lbs of N in a growing season. 276 more words


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Aphids Present In Wheat

I checked a small grain field yesterday afternoon and was noticing abundance of aphids. They were hit or miss a few week ago, but I am now seeing aphids each spot I stop in the field. 174 more words