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Episode 164. Five Organic Acres & Ten Trillion Cut From Mitigation Costs

This is the World Organic News for the week ending the 15th of April 2019.

Jon Moore reporting!

Decarbonise the air, recarbonise the soil!

We start this week with a look at an organic farm in Tipperary. Five acres of production set in 13.5. Now I think we can all agree this is sufficient, with the right soil, water and mindset to produce a good income. The rule of thumb seems to be: the smaller the block the more likely the income will be derived from plants. I understand there are 10,000 acre wheat farms but as a rule with smaller places up to say 50 acres, I think this rule holds.

So the piece is entitled: Growing an organic vegetable enterprise on 5ac and comes from the site Agriland. Continue reading →