Acorn Farming

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  • The Acorn School for early childhood development case study

    The Acorn School is an educational facility located in Boulder Colorado. The Mission of The Acorn School for Early Childhood Development is to provide high quality, accessible, early care and education programs and to advocate for higher standards in the field of early childhood education. Ecosyste.ms was contracted to assist the The Acorn School with increasing the eff

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  • Hudson Valley organic farm produces seeds largely by hand

    Drying corn stalks wilt in late summer sun as Ken Greene tours his crops. Calendula flowers are past bloom and brown. Melon leaves lay crinkled by the dirt. Plants have, literally, gone to seed.A perfect picture for an organic seed harvest."It looks ...

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    Silage Covers

    Cut in dry conditions to maximise dry matter. Delay cutting to the afternoon when grass sugars are at their highest. Get the sugar levels tested before cutting, aiming for a minimum of 2.5-3.0%. Aim to wilt the crop for a minimum of 24 hours but ideally 36 hours. If feeding high performing animals over a long period an inoculant will give an economic return e.g. in winter milk, beef finishing. ...

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