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Grassland: Grass for Grazing

Grassland — such a dominant feature of the landscape in this country — is not natural, but man-made and our most familiar species of grass are planted with a purpose. Grasslands in the British Isles are entirely man-made and have … Continue reading

29. July 2011 by admin
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Harvesting Grain, Grasses and Roots

Slicing inexorably through the ripe golden wheat, dwarfing its attendant tractors, the big combine harvester is an impressive symbol of modern mechanised agriculture. In a few hot, dusty hours it achieves a task which, a century ago, occupied the people … Continue reading

29. July 2011 by admin
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