Day 54 – Lucerne, Lupins & Lablab

Another two visits today. The first was to Rob Egerton-Warburton, who farms 5,000ha near Kojonup. He always thought that a career in IT was going to be his future, and his brother would be the farmer. After travelling he came back home and found he enjoyed it, and for a while the two of themContinue reading “Day 54 – Lucerne, Lupins & Lablab”

Day 44

When I was in Canberra for the Nuffield CSC in March, there was a drinks reception where I met someone who was the head of agriculture, or something similar, at one of the big universities. I asked him what he thought of Pasture Cropping and the answer was “it’s rubbish, it doesn’t work”. This wasContinue reading “Day 44”

What’s happening at home (First edition)

It’s the first non Nuffield Travel blog post. Hurray. I thought both my readers may be interested in what we have going on at home this year. Here are five little experiments, listed in what I would consider increasing order of potential for peril. 1) Cover Cropping This is our third year of cover cropping.Continue reading “What’s happening at home (First edition)”