Month: July 2014

Installing HH-2 at Plum Village south west France

The Plum Village Tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh https://plumvillage.org A global community of mindfulness practice centers and monasteries offering retreats and teachings on engaged Buddhism and the art of mindful living.   April 2014 The Bergerac region of south west France saw the first installation of HH-2 The Plum Village Buddhist community are located …

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Pod Cast: Warwick University on TB transmission

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/radio4/farming/farming_20140703-1028a.mp3 This discussion starts at 3.12 on transmission of TB in cattle. No one has considered soil fertility as a factor. The discussion involves the Farming Minister George Eustice and scientists from Warwick and Cambridge Universities. He says we have dozens of experts in DEFRA;………… but none of them are even considering soil fertility, or …

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Vitamin K injections

A visitor to Well End told me recently that in the UK all children are given a vitamin K injection at the time of birth, unless you specifically refuse this offer.  What supplies vitamin K. If we simply google this we find: Broccoli, frozen, chopped, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt Vitamin K: 629mcg Read More http://nutritiondata.self.com/foods-000104000000000000000-3.html#ixzz35u7XLykK In …

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C:N ratios

When fresh organic material undergoes decomposition in soil, both the rate of decomposition and the amount of humus formed are related to the C:N ratio of the residue. When other conditions are equal, the rate of decomposition increases as the C:N ratio narrows. Four conditions that are constant for all residue decomposition. A maximum of …

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