In a recent Guardian post, there’s an effort underway in the state of Nebraska to enable farmers the right to repair electronic products that requires access to proprietary software.
Today’s article in the NYT is written by a british sheep farmer in the north of England whose livelihood is as old as the hills. 4500 years old to be more exact.
Some universities are offering online courses to help make it easier for new farmers to ramp up quickly. “The Cornell Small Farms Program offers over twenty courses each year to help farmers improve their technical and business skills.”
The genetically modified grass was called Creeping Bentgrass, ideally suited for golf course greens, smooth, tough and easily cut to a short surface. And, it has escaped into the wild.
Often it is stated that no-till practices which don’t disturb the soil require greater use of herbicides to control the weeds. Not necessarily, as this South Dakota rancher shows.