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The incredible power of rotational ploughing

is, in my opinion, greatly overstated.

Several years ago I went to a Procam talk about blackgrass. I was going to paraphrase what they said, but a… 376 more words


Cambridgeshire Oilseed-Rape survives massive blackgrass population

High populations of blackgrass are a shocking sight in most crops, and that was certainly the case in this crop of rape photographed by Paul Drinkwater back in September. 141 more words


It Is Done

Dear Followers,

Our journey is complete! The full album is now streaming online, and available free for download.  Please check it out at http://music.bloodandbanjos.com. 56 more words

Album Review: Blood & Banjos

A few years ago during one of my forays into ‘that’ part of the internet I stumbled on a blog called Blood and Banjos.  It was basically about a guy, let’s call him Mike, who was kicking around the idea of making a record that combined his love of bluegrass music with its polar opposite, black metal.  983 more words


Cover Art

Dear followers,

I must apologize for our silence of late, but as always, it is merely an indication of the work that we have been doing to get this album done! 84 more words

Winter Cereals in ear, blackgrass establishing and a stripy beetle: this week in Crop Photo Update

Out with the camera last night, and it was easy to find septoria which continues to pressure crops. With fungicide availability and choice becoming more problematic as the season progresses, it will be interesting to see what will appear on wheat ears ( photo below from 2012 season) : 167 more words


Brooklyn, Day 3

We started day 3 a bit earlier than the first two, with intentions of leaving the evening free for celebrating.  We couldn’t get ahead of ourselves though, there was much work to do, and only… 446 more words