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A south-facing hill that is nutrient deprived, and the same hill after a few years of manure from rolling feed out.

The third farm and a new set of challenges to overcome

The goal to quadruple carrying capacity in as many years was achieved, but soil building is ongoing

It was a dry year and the grasshoppers on our new farm were the size of jackknives. The carrying capacity was terribly compromised and the fact that sheep once prevailed was evident in the close-clipped grass. I found it a terrific challenge. Turns out this area north of Rimbey is great for rain and so […] Read more