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M.R.J. Smith
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Location: North Idaho at 975m elevation on steep western slope, 60cm annual precipitation, zone 4
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http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/nature/perennial-agriculture/

Going in a better direction, but now instead of mining the soil, they're just moving onto the next frontier and mining genetics and what have you. Interesting anyways though and a step up from annual ag I'd reckon.
 
Cj Sloane
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Everyone should listen to PV podcast 57 with Phil Rutter. He had some harsh words for the Land Institute and their breeding program. He is attacking this problem in a very different way and has been for 40 years.
 
His brain is the size of a cherry pit! About the size of this ad:
paul's latest kickstarter
https://permies.com/t/65247/permaculture-design/permaculture-design-alternative-technology-live
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