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Saturday links

Normally every Saturday’s post on AgriTapestry is a collection of agriculture, agritecture, urban farming and gardening related links, often stories that have come up during the week. This week the discussion’s been very heavily dominated by the live export problem … Continue reading

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Cucumbers to tell us about their soil

Healthy soil contains a good microbial community – but we don’t know that much about how soil microbes change over a growing season. Sandrine Makiela at CQU has been researching the topic for a while, studying soil communities and their … Continue reading

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The second of my new textbooks arrived yesterday. I’m a bit excited. With the decision to change from my former career to the general field of urban farming, I thought about whether my accumulated knowledge of plants, science, local conditions, … Continue reading

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