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Steve Briggs
Farmer,AbacusAgri, IFA head of soil&water,Nuffield Scholar,UK's largest agroforestry system ,husband, father.Inquisitive mind. views are my own.
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Steve Briggs Feb 22
Trees in right place - slow wind without creating blocks or low pressure etc
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David Miller Feb 21
Very active worms today. About 15 in a trowel 👍
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Steve Briggs Feb 21
Replying to @simoncclark456
Spot on 👍 we all need
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Steve Briggs Feb 21
Ta - thought so. Trying to dev similar here with
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Nina Pullman Feb 21
This is very good on what the UK actually consumes in terms of soy, and how that links to land use in South America, deforestation and GM. By for
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Steve Briggs Feb 21
Would be interesting to correlate average wind velocity & country with the temp loss- I would expect that on our windy isle wind plays a bigger part than we think - more 🌳🌲 as wind breaks could help this🤔
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Louis Mc Auley Feb 21
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Heritage Wheat Feb 21
Replying to @driverfarms1
Our comfortable lifestyle demonstrated by the fact that as a society we value 'celebrity' more than actual occupations such as nurses, care assistant and farmers means we have forgotten the old truth. We are only three missed meals away from anarchy.
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Christopher Price Feb 21
Really great to catch up with and chat about the benefits native livestock can bring to regenerative farming
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Steve Briggs Feb 21
Replying to @LetsTalkCrops
Curious - you didn’t include the 3rd ‘main’ aim ..... something marketable 🤔
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Sheep Leep Ltd Feb 20
Paddock grazing and regular moves preserves soil structure even during high rainfall events on arable cover crops. Happy landlord = happy grazier
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Tracey Roan Feb 20
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Steve Briggs Feb 21
Alt break crop? Consider attending the an Animals to arable conf 4th March
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Richard Edwards Feb 20
Human(s) walk into a Polish forest 80yrs ago and plant 400 trees, which they then deliberately bend🤨 Were they planning to make chairs, boats, doors? To this day, nobody knows. 🤔 What remains today is mysteriously beautiful.
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Farmers Weekly Feb 21
Behold, our 2020 Farm Inventions winner... The Stonebine 🙌 It was built by Jack Bailey and his colleagues at a Dorset contractor 🚜🏆 Full story 👉
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Professor Tim Lang Feb 19
a case both of unintended consequences and showing how current economic activity is creating humanity's downfall?
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OF&G Feb 21
Caryl Lewis awarded the Bill Allen Scholarship Masters student, Caryl Lewis, was presented with the Bill Allen Memorial scholarship at a ceremony last week. The scholarship to the MSc Agroecology programme is supported by
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Steve Briggs Feb 21
Keeping soil in peoples minds will be key to food security & biodiversity but also v important for flood management - soils which infiltrate and hold water can help reduce flooding - another public good I recon
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Steve Briggs Feb 21
Russ where did you see this? Was it indigoAg info?
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Steve Briggs Feb 21
Soils don’t typically pond but so low lying /flat and ditches so full of water - drainage is v v v slow- dams wouldn’t really work. Dug a pond at edge of this field and its dry most of the year
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