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Opinion: Ongoing evolution necessary in farming

Not only are farmers being trusted to look after the land, crops and animals, we also want to do the best possible job ourselves. The problem is we don’t always have the clearest picture of what the best practices really are, and we of course operate within the confines of present technology and profitability. Take

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No easy answers to greenhouse gas emissions

We’ll all have to be part of the solution or we’ll be part of the problem

The solution to pollution is dilution is an old saying, but unfortunately there is a limit to its truth. For well over a century we have been mining, drilling and burning fossil fuels as if Mother Nature intended us to. One gallon of gas can give the equivalent of 600-man hours of labour. Coal and