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Organic weed control for vegetable crops can cost 5-10 times that of conventional chemical farming. Nick Chambers discusses the realities of broad acre organic vegetable production.
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How to control weeds and insects organically. Farmer Nick Chambers discusses how he controls weeds and insects in his organic vegetable crops.
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Many farmers choose to farm organically both for the commercial benefits, and because of the damage they see as a result of chemical farming methods. Nick Chambers of Fernleigh Farms near Daylesford farms organic Beef, pigs and vegetables. In this video he explains why he changed to organic farming methods.
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Organic Free range poultry farmer, Hans Runn, explains why free range eggs receive a price premium.
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How to build your own laying sheds for organic free range hens. Hans Runns discusses his laying shed design and how he supplements his free range egg income with fowl manure.
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How to farm organic free range laying hens. Hans Runns has a 35 acre property near Ballarat, where he farms 4,000 hens. Hans rotates his birds in a circular motion around his paddocks to keep them on fresh pastures. He also believes younger birds need to mature before being added to the laying flock, to reduce bullying. Hens are fed organic wheat and a high protein vegetable mix.