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 →