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Facebook link to Greenpeace – Stop the Feedlots

[ 17/June/22 ] Feedlots, in and of themselves, are not the problem. If done well, feedlots can eliminate the problem.If done badly, they can make the problem worse. The issue is not feedlots in and of themselves as a concept, … Continue reading

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Drive for irrigation efficiency backfires

[ 12/May/21 A comment on Ailsa’s facebook page] Pivotal Problem – drive for irrigation efficiency backfires They do not even mention the major source of N. It is complex. There are about 1 million cows, each cow excretes about 10 … Continue reading

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Nitrate Allowances

Link to Stuff article about nitrate allowances [ 8/April/21 Tim’s Facebook page] If you are going to allow 100Kg of nitrate/Ha to leach, then you have to budget sufficient water going to groundwater to keep that below 0.5mg/l. Doing the … Continue reading

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