* "Currently, there are few options farmers know about that have the potential to re-instate soil fertility without the need for long fallow
periods." - Sebastian Scott, one of the founding members of the Grassroots Trust
In NBudget, the user selects the crop grown in the paddock two seasons ago from a drop-down list of seven options: double crop, cereal 0 40N, cereal 50-100N, cereal 100N+, canola +N, pulse, long fallow
This agricultural practice is characterized by a rotation of fields rather than of crops, by short periods of cropping (one to five years), alternated with long fallow
periods (up to twenty or more years, but often as short as six to eight years), and by clearing the fields using slash-and-burn techniques.
Rather than waiting for a pre-let - the rarity of which may mean a long fallow
period of inactivity - a change of use to residential consent can refocus those more peripheral sites into a less risky alternative.
"Thomas Kunkel's new biography, Man in Profile, helps explain Mitchell's long fallow
period, while making the case that he should be remembered more for his literary talent than for his years in the writing wilderness....
Between VOD curiosity seekers and adventurous art-house-goers, "The Canyons" is sure to see solid returns on its modest investment, while pushing Schrader back into the zeitgeist after a long fallow
Over at Springfield, Mass.-based Big Y Inc., meanwhile, the category is experiencing an increase after a long fallow
On a black Vertosol (Isbell 1996), average annual deep drainage was estimated to be 48 mm/year for a traditional long fallow
system (2 crops in 3 years), 22mm/year for opportunity cropping, and 8mm/year for a lucerne-crop rotation.
Those of us who remain may be in for a continuance of a very long fallow
period of episcopal leadership as we seek leaders who can truly challenge and guide by actions as well as proclamations.
Swidden cultivation with a long fallow
period has long been a central component in a complex agroforestry system practiced by the Iban of Northwest Borneo.
A joint venture between SJP Properties and Prudential Real Estate Investors purchased the long fallow
parcel, known as Site 8N, or 11 Times Square, from the Millstein family in July for over $300 million and plans to construct a 900,000 s/f, 600 feet tall office building on the site.