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Cambium

Farm For The Future

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A good watch!

When and if I ever start a small holding it will be semi based on this model.

(I of course will still grow hydro as well)

I really loved the fact the hedges are good for cattle food.

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thanks for that cambium

its very much like me iam on a small farm .worked with my dad and uncle . uncle packed it in 5 years ago. now its just me and dad but hes 66 and iam 37 . can i really do it on my own ??? witch way do you go and trying now to get the oldman into new ways of farmin is not goin to happen . £70 a ton for are corn in 07 08 last year we got £140 atm there are payin £180 its gettin to the point that its better to sell it rather that feed it to are stock and go out of meat production and sell are hay straw and corn to bigger farms that are in deeper than us . there is a bio plant that is burnin corn for fuel in teeside burnin food for fuel?????and they can get enuff of it . them little bales of hay you saw on there few year ago £2 £2.50 a bale last week they were £6 a bale . god iam late now got go and fee them calfs

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Good vid that! Sure is scary stuff though.

Grow yer own food - Pass it On!

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Well worth watchin. Thanks for posting it.

Burton

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Nice one Cambium

Hardly ever see any positive response to the fossil fuel/agriculture crisis....

Particularly liked the glimpse of squashes trained over the ground layer plants :)

and the assertion that the hedges between the fields are a better model for agriculture than the fields themselves....

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Fantastic video.:yep: Thanks for posting

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its very much like me iam on a small farm .worked with my dad and uncle . uncle packed it in 5 years ago. now its just me and dad but hes 66 and iam 37 . can i really do it on my own ???

Yes!! Good luck mate, it's only going to be hard work. I'm not in your shoes, I don't have your bills, and it's easy for me to say, but getting off oil and letting the land recover is a must. Think local. About feeding, clothing, providing product and a quality environment for people to appreciate. Side with nature and your site conditions. Biodiversity is the key. Plant like crazy lol

Few more ideas......not farming. Natural design.

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A decent nuclear strategy could solve a lot of problems, I wonder what the per acre/per person return is on that place and would it be feasible to feed the population on a large scale.

We needs lots of energy and we need it without oil, everything can be synthesised including the oil but at an energy cost.

I would love to own a farm like that and a lot is to be learnt but the farming model itself itself doesn't lend itself to the large scale production that will be needed for the 21st century.

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I wonder what the per acre/per person return is on that place and would it be feasible to feed the population on a large scale.

It'll vary wildly, depending on lots of factors, but +4-5 people per acre is realistic

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Great vid cam thanks for sharing :)

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wow this is great stuff..

Going to look for permaculture and forest garden 101 stuff.

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The very best thing about Permaculture is, it's not about what we need to stop doing, it's about what we can do and I fucking love that!

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