MicroFarm News: Nov 2014

Recent postings on the MicroFarm Website

To November 2014

Spring on the MicroFarm

Two thirds of the way through spring our micropaddocks are approaching full canopy. Onions that progressed so slowly over winter are growing rapidly and peas planted in September are well established. A key question now is when to irrigate. More>

Crop covers laid on onions and peas

Squares of Cosio cover cloth placed on peas and onions

Following the lead of Dr Charles Merfield at the BHU Future Farming Centre at Lincoln, we laid some trial crop covers at the MicroFarm. More>

Linear Move Irrigator

The MicroFarm has a linear move irrigator. The Ritchies replaced the original linear at Drumpeel, and after Hugh made some necessary adjustments to the old one, arrived with a truck and trailer carrying a single span linear and a Manitou to put it up with. More>

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