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Funds are needed for progress in farming, Lynn News letters

The farmer says that in the USA, some farmers have been using this system for over 30 years.

The result has been that their soils have been enriched, their crops have increased and they have not needed fertiliser. I used to live in Chipping Barnet which has a suburb, Arkley where there is a farm, Arkley Manor Farm, whose former owner, the late E.W. Cooper was an enthusiastic promoter of the ‘no dig garden’.

He wrote pamphlets advocating this method of gardening and the farmers have taken it one step further. His theory was that by digging/ploughing one destroys the natural forces that would normally replenish the soil. He was a fervent advocate of composting.

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