http://www.farmingsecretsblog.com Do you check the health of the cattle? John looks to the height of the grass to prevent over grazing. This focus manages the nutrient base and biology in the soil. It is important to keep the soil covered and keep the plants to maximise plant nutrients, protect the roots and to retain any moisture.
http://www.farmingsecretsblog.com A good ratio of clover for some is a measure of success. John’s measure of success is perennial grasses. He sees that they offer far more value. Due to their natural resilience he ends up with a far safer paddock.
John has noticed that RLEM are more prevalent in paddocks that are sprayed. Why? John expects through rotational grazing and better recovery he will find a solution. http://www.farmingsecretsblog.com
Gerhard explains what you are looking for in a good worm tea: basically active bacteria, fungi and protozoa http://www.farmingsecretsblog.com
Don and Yonke tell Hugo of the benefits of changing from conventional farming to using vermicompost teas. Costs have been dramatically reduced. Health is a major concern for their children and future generations. http://www.farmingsecretsblog.com
Don and Yonke tell Hugo why they chose to change from conventional farming over to using vermicompost teas. http://www.farmingsecretsblog.com
David challenges the belief that more is better. His challenge is to consider what energy we are creating on our farms. Volume is not the key but rather energy from a diversity of nutrients. http://www.farmingsecretsblog.com