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Author Archives: Michael Burlace
If you find Nature fills any vacuum, for example weeds establish on bare ground OR Too much time, effort, money and energy goes into trying to control weeds and other pests OR A big part of the farm income is … Continue reading
If you find Symptoms can mask causes OR Causes can be hard to uncover OR Problems keep repeating no matter what you do Then, Tackling the cause means getting past the symptom (for example a weed infestation) to discover what … Continue reading
If you find Bare ground fills with weeds OR At certain times of the year pests get a foot-hold on a key crop OR If you don’t grow something in a particular spot, nature does; and it is usually something … Continue reading
If you find It difficult to keep desirable plants and animals alive and profitable while keeping undesirables down OR Developing something from scratch can be difficult OR Your present system is vulnerable to local native plants or animals invading Then, … Continue reading
If you find Putting animals into a rotational grazing system requires an understanding of how much feed is in front of the animals, how much feed they need a day OR Unless you know when, how big and how long … Continue reading
If you find Animals range too far OR Livestock leave weeds and graze only what they want to graze Then, A Small paddock allows for intensive pasture management, effective weed management and good animal nutrition. With relatively high stock density … Continue reading
If you find Input costs cut into profits before the crop is harvested OR You have an increased energy input in the form of fertilizers and fuels OR The cost of inputs is rising Then, Legumes can help you cut … Continue reading
If you find Some results take time to achieve Then, Time is on your side when you use Time as a tool. This might be when you: give pastures or soil enough time for an adequate Rest and recovery provide … Continue reading
Using Timing as a tool and Time as a tool (I will explain those terms in a moment) you can get a significant improvement in results from certain operations. This is because for a lot of farm operations, the when … Continue reading