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Reality Check for New Farmers

Courtesy of Roxanne C., Philadelphia PA Still high from a full season of farming conferences, and primed by government funded training programs, new farmers are now heading back to the land

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Drought, Raised Beds and Irrigation

Courtesy of Barb McK. , Mountain View Meadows Farm, Elbert CO Due to money and time constraints, and my recollection of how I fought against my native prairie grass moving

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Drought, Raised Beds and Irrigation

Courtesy of John S. , Blue Ribbon Eggs, Franklin NC There is no one solution that always works for every problem, and there are often several different solutions to any

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Irrigating Sub-acre Plots

Courtesy of Michael K. , Good Fortune Farm, Brandywine MD Here is some general advice regarding irrigating plots under an acre. 1. Check the volume your well pumps in GMP,

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DIY Pumping System

Courtesy of John S., Blue Ribbon Eggs, Franklin, NC I have poor water pressure and a variable well, but 400′ of year round creek on one side of my property.

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Drip Irrigation Setup

Courtesy of John S., Blue Ribbon Eggs, Franklin, NC With your ‘Mediterranean’ type weather system long, dry summers are your problem. Evaporation and plant scorching from any type of over-head

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