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The ‘Weathering Heights’ and lows of organic farming… by Rod

Do you ever get the weather you want? It’s the road to disappointment - as a farmer - if you let the weather alter your psyche. But it does. The weather dramatically changes what happens on the farm and very quickly a flood can become a desert, freezing cold to stifling heat. If you had visited the farm three weeks ago, you might not have noticed me, dressed in full army camo gear, just like Arnie in a Schwarzenegger film. The army appears to be the only ones who make wet weather clothing strong enough for this environment. Howling winds, rain and cold - below ten degrees - battered the farm in the month of May, when really the weather...

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