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- ...Wow, the more environmentally friendly horse-keeping is also something we are very interested in, I'd love to exchange more notes! Have you started a thread on that? If yes, can you send me a hyperlink? If not, want to start one?
...and also write for Australia's "Grass Roots" - our most popular self-sufficiency, living-on-the-land, hippy type magazine. I'm currently doing a series on Passive Solar and Bushfire resistant housing. Don't get me started on Australia's so-called environmentally friendly energy star system, they're just building eskies for keeping artificial heating and cooling in...
- Hey KJ, yep, working for the government Agriculture bodies is like that, but I still enjoyed my year there yonks ago, because I was blessed with great colleagues of like minds, and the farmers were also well ahead of the bureaucrats' ideas...
How are you guys removing exotic weeds from forests? I did some Inkweed control for my neighbour in his remnant bush which was getting choked with it, and we unfortunately couldn't get around using glyphosate...we targeted it at the weeds directly of course, with little collateral damage, and got a 95% reduction in two years, but I always want to know how other people do it...
- Hey KJ, I really enjoyed reading your post in the gluten-free thread! I noticed you are also interested in sustainable living and getting away from industrial agriculture. 20 years agoI worked on land capability and rehabilitation for salt-affected catchments, a big issue in Australia due to past wall-to-wall clearing practices. What problems are you working on at present?
- About karliejaye
- Central Oregon, USA
- Soils, Plants, Permaculture, Agrostology, Sustainable Living, "Green Living",
- Soil Conservationist, Certified Conservation Planner
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- karliejaye liked post by TaMMa89 On thread : Coloring books for adults, anyone?I don't know if it's a trend anywhere else but at least here in Finland, I see more and more people (mainly women) of all age falling in love with this. I got my very first adult coloring book few...Liked On: Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Posted On: Yesterday, 12:57 PMkarliejaye liked post by waresbear On thread : So you can better understand my horse ownership strugglesHow well animals are treated reflect how people are treated.Liked On: Yesterday, 11:30 AM
Posted On: 10-01-2015, 08:21 PMkarliejaye liked post by Ryle On thread : 3000 fecal egg countThe short answer is because you should only be deworming when there is sufficient parasite load to warrant it. This helps to minimize the number of times parasites are exposed to the drugs used in...Liked On: Yesterday, 10:19 AM
Posted On: 10-04-2015, 02:39 PMkarliejaye liked post by tinyliny On thread : A writer with questions about equines!ask away! but, be aware you may bet conflicting information.Liked On: 10-02-2015, 10:48 AM
Posted On: 10-01-2015, 07:43 PMkarliejaye liked post by walkinthewalk On thread : Old barnssometimes I can see the pics, sometimes not. Before you do anything, call or visit your local historical society to see if the barn is old enough to qualify for your historical registry....Liked On: 10-02-2015, 10:46 AM
Posted On: 10-02-2015, 08:11 AMkarliejaye liked post by rocky pony On thread : Convulsions during Euthanasia?A lot of good comments here but I wanted to put in my two cents too...we have a wonderful, incredibly kind vet we've worked with for many years. When it came time for my mom's old gelding to go, he...Liked On: 10-02-2015, 10:43 AM
Posted On: 10-02-2015, 03:29 AMkarliejaye liked post by mred On thread : Old barnsThis is an old barn on our property that we want to save. I hope to put a new roof on it and replace the logs from trees on the property. I am not sure when it was built. But is does have some...Liked On: 10-01-2015, 04:40 PM
Posted On: 10-01-2015, 04:08 PMkarliejaye liked post by jaydee On thread : Cross country!I'd suggest you start with finding some open ground and see how well you can control your horse at the extended canter and gallop without fences - you need to be able to push him on and bring him...Liked On: 10-01-2015, 02:02 PM
Posted On: 10-01-2015, 01:06 PMkarliejaye liked post by Fellpony On thread : 2015 rides - share your trail!I am back riding again after about 5 weeks off firstly my daughter was riding her.... then Melody was lame..... SO only just got back in the saddle these last two days. I have been riding round the...Liked On: 09-30-2015, 05:11 PM
Posted On: 09-30-2015, 04:42 PMkarliejaye liked post by WillowNightwind On thread : GOOD NEWS: It's not as bad as we thought!I just couldn't contain myself anymore and needed to share this. For me there are some interesting lessons learned. I was told on September 1st that my mare would need to be off work for 6 weeks...Liked On: 09-29-2015, 02:35 PM
Posted On: 09-29-2015, 12:15 PMkarliejaye liked post by jaydee On thread : Video of my accident back in JuneI disagree that the horse was ridden into the situation he started out in a reasonable outline and as far as I know has had enough previous schooling to work like that He had a little objection,...Liked On: 09-29-2015, 02:10 PM
Posted On: 09-21-2015, 12:47 PMkarliejaye liked post by BiologyBrain On thread : Success with Starlie: starting over!I've had trouble with Starkie - BAD trouble... :falloff: So now that my dislocated shoulder has healed and my other various injuries have healed, I've been working with her again. 1- I put her on...Liked On: 09-29-2015, 10:44 AM
Posted On: 09-26-2015, 10:35 PMkarliejaye liked post by Horseychick87 On thread : Neighbors children and my horses.... Need advice!I'd politely make sure the kids and the moms know that they cannot come over any time they wish and that petting/ riding/ handling would be a once on the weekends kind of thing since you work long...Liked On: 09-28-2015, 05:18 PM
Posted On: 09-28-2015, 05:03 PMkarliejaye liked post by GreySorrel On thread : Clay Sculptingwooohooo very nice....congrats too on the one going to be judged....Liked On: 09-28-2015, 11:18 AM
Posted On: 09-26-2015, 07:10 AMkarliejaye liked post by boots On thread : Is that a YawnAn interesting article on yawning. The Surprising Science of Yawning - The New Yorker (http://www.newyorker.com/science/maria-konnikova/the-surprising-science-of-yawning)Liked On: 09-28-2015, 10:48 AM
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