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This French farmer is testing alternative agricultural practices

No synthetic pesticides, no ploughing, livestock grazing… This French farmer believes that a shift in agricultural practices is necessary. These are the techniques he is testing in the south-west of France.

10/01/2019 4:01 PM

62 comments

  • Timothy R.
    04/11/2021 22:55

    Its good to see a farmer actually remind people that carbon capture can be a functional part of farming technique .

  • Mohammed E.
    04/09/2021 10:04

    Topic is great , aspects involved looks more pre-eras practices , least but not the last - my desiring language French sounds so beautiful , hope I perfect my tongue 1 fine day. Best wishes to the aspiring young Farmer.

  • Hamizahabdullah H.
    04/01/2021 07:40

    Good land and more need farmer

  • Peter A.
    03/24/2021 05:31

    Merci beaucoup...We need more farmer to GLOBALLY follow this example! Simple Genius!!!

  • Farhat R.
    03/23/2021 16:35

    https://youtu.be/oQu4BKGwxCI

  • Soopayah P.
    03/22/2021 12:41

    Why not go vegan

  • Anna H.
    03/21/2021 20:19

    What is in the cover crop and what do you cover over it in the vege patch

  • Curtis D.
    03/21/2021 14:39

    What what WHAT MOTHER NATURE Takes CARE Of Her PLANTS

  • Jeanette L.
    03/21/2021 13:03

    It's not rocket science. It's good old-fashioned common sense. Big Agri wont like it. They would see the planet destroyed for the sake of boosting their bank balance

  • Mike V.
    03/21/2021 12:04

    Most so call cash croppers will never change because this type of agriculture requires one thing they are unwilling to do. It's called work. They currently get into their GPS controlled machine and seed with GMO. Then apply fertilizer and roundup. They then get to sit on their asses until harvest. They then get into their massive combines and clean up with in 30 -60 days. Done for another year. Get to go and sit back down on their asses. If they had to farm this way they would let the go to development instead of working the land to make a buck.

  • Meta V.
    03/21/2021 06:28

    Bravo! 👏 Much more work for the farmer but he's doing it in the only right way - together with Nature! 🌍 The gouvernments and consumers all over the world should support farmers like this one! NOW! - not tomorow!

  • Leslie B.
    03/20/2021 21:16

    What we should've never gotten away from. We need to come back to the old basics of farming and quickly!! Good for him

  • Mrs J.
    03/20/2021 20:31

    So Basically he doing what they did before century ago!!!!! Before man made fertilizer herbicides pesticides !!!!!! Lets All go back before we have poisoned the Living soil

  • John T.
    03/29/2020 01:32

    We did this for thirty years, 60s - 90s optimised pasture growth and soil fertility.

  • Rob G.
    03/26/2020 01:18

    Natural farming is the way- The blight of the land is down to Politicians in the EU - They have destroyed everything for Political gain!!

  • Bobby S.
    03/24/2020 12:42

    we use to do this

  • Francis A.
    03/24/2020 01:52

    We put cows in concentration camps and let them sleep on concrete. they only eat corn and never get to eat grass. Very sad.

  • Mark E.
    03/23/2020 20:58

    get off my page asshole

  • Chris B.
    03/23/2020 06:18

    joel salitins model at work here .

  • Evelyn D.
    03/21/2020 23:08

    Astrid Aribani: you and Mark must watch this. Not the cow part!

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