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El Niño and Cover Crop For Next Year's Peanuts

Here is an update on El Niño by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco.

NOAA is predicting this year’s winter El Niño to be one of the strongest on record. 225 more words


The weather outside is frightful... but the cover crops are oh SO delightful!

If there was ever a picture perfect fall season for cover crops, 2015 would absolutely be it! Rainfall was timely – there was sufficient precipitation in August and September – to help the freshly seeded cover crops germinate and kick start their fall growth. 512 more words

Sarah Singla, Canet de Salars, France - 11th of November 2015

Sarah Singla used to be the Nuffield France President until July and so I was lucky enough to meet her in France in February at the CSC. 699 more words


good food news

I seem to forget from year to year how labor intensive fall season tends to be. A change of day length, temperature, an…to read more click here Vol.8 #30(11-10-15)


Jean-Paul Robert and Alexandre Castagne (AgroD'Oc), Peyregoux, France - 9th of November 2015

On Sunday I had an almost uneventful 7.5hr (660km) drive from Benoit’s farm to Toulouse. Almost because for a mile I had car after car flashing their lights at me and I knew not why. 610 more words


Benoit Lavier, Etormay, France - 7th of November 2015

My next visit was to see Benoit Lavier

Benoit is an arable farmer about an hour from Alexandra and Yann. He is also the President of APAD ( Association for the Promotion of Conservation Agriculture) www.apad.asso.fr .APAD has about 350 members. 452 more words


Alexandra and Yann Cadet, Occey, France - 7th of November 2015

A few weeks ago I was trying to organise my trip to France and was struggling to find something for Friday and Saturday. So I thought I would look at my French followers on Twitter and send them a message to ask for ideas. 840 more words