Tag: organic farming

Organic Farming – Free Range Eggs, How to

[p2p type=”slug” value=”organic-farming-how-to-build-sheds-for-laying-hens” text=”Next – building sheds for laying hens”] 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 […]

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Organic Farming – Fertilizers for Organic Vegetables

[p2p type=”slug” value=”organic-farming-free-range-eggs-how-to” text=”Next – free range eggs”] Vegetable farmer David Tatham, discusses what he uses to fertilize his organic vegetables.

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Organic Farming – Controlling weeds in organic Vegetables

[p2p type=”slug” value=”organic-farming-fertilizers-for-organic-vegetables” text=”Next – fertilizers for organic vegetables”] Rye corn and manual weeding are two methods David Tatham uses to reduce weeds in his vegetable crops.

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Organic Farming – Organic Vegetables, How to

[p2p type=”slug” value=”organic-farming-controlling-weeds-in-organic-vegetables” text=”Next – controlling weeds in organic vegetables”] Vegetable farmer David Tatham talks about why organic vegetables receive a price premium.

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Organic farming – Economic benefits of growing organic vegetables

Are there economic benefits for vegetable farmers wanting to go organic? David Tattham of Dunnstown Victoria, has doubled his turnover on his 35 acre block, by going organic.

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Organic Farming – Why natural systems work best

[p2p type=”slug” value=”organic-farming-economic-benefits-of-growing-organic-vegetables” text=”Next – Economic benefits of organic farming”] Farmer Bill Twigg believes farmers need only look to nature to maintain healthy sustainable farms.

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Organic Farming – What trees to plant on your farm.

[p2p type=”slug” value=”organic-farming-why-natural-systems-work-best” text=”Next – Why natural systems work best”] How to view your farm within the whole native system and provide both large trees and understory. Farmer Bill Twigg, discusses why it is important to plant understory trees such as wattles.

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Organic Farming – The benefits of perennial pastures

[p2p type=”slug” value=”organic-farming-what-trees-to-plant-on-your-farm” text=”Next – what trees to plant on your farm”] Perennial pastures can help reduce land degradation problems. Sheep, cattle and goat farmer Bill Twigg, discusses how perennial pastures can reduce problems like dry land salinity.

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Organic farming – Bringing back perennial native pastures

[p2p type=”slug” value=”organic-farming-the-benefits-of-perennial-pastures” text=”Next – benefits of perennial pastures”] Sheep, cattle and goat Farmer Bill Twigg, discusses how to bring back perennial native pastures by seasonal rotational grazing.

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Organic Farming – Free Fertilizer, Cow Manure

[p2p type=”slug” value=”organic-farming-bringing-back-perennial-native-pastures” text=”Next – perennial pastures”] Organic Cattle Farmer, Gerry Browning sees cow manure as a free source of fertilizer.

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