This short, fascinating TED talk featuring experiments by neuroscientist, Greg Gage, shows how plants communicate with each other, and can even count. Watch an impulse from a Venus Flytrap trigger a reaction from a Mimosa, and find out why flytraps don’t close their jaws on first sensing movement, but are capable of measuring time. Continue reading The Beautiful Biology of Plant Communication
A 12-year project involving seven farms in the UK is hoping to discover how much silvopasture systems are benefiting soil carbon. Continue reading Planting Trees: A Silvopasture Project
Farmers all over the world are burying their pants to find out how healthy their soil is in an inexpensive experiment. So how does that work? Continue reading Soil Your Undies! How to Use Your Pants to Test Soil Health
A farm with no ploughing, no weeding, no sprays, an income which outstrips others, and a four foot topsoil sounds like an impossible dream. Continue reading The Drought-Fighter!