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How to make hay without tractor on 30 ha of land. Cutting grass – harvesting direct payments. 2016.

This article is about how I made hay on 30 ha small farm without tractor. It is quite difficult to start a farm in Latvia. There is an invisibleĀ political force which does not want you to do anything on your … Continue reading

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Meadow appeares to be an appletree garden, July and August 2012

It is July – a time to make hay. I am still a learner in how to use a scythe and will be for some time more. Reading Jaunsaimnieks un Velns (Settler and devil) destroyed my stereotype about grass cutting … Continue reading

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Cutting grass ā€“ harvesting direct payments 2 – bad harvest

Weeks of my efforts to cut the grass in the traditional way with just a scythe last summer were in vain. Payment agency decided to grant me nothing. Can’t blame them though. My potato field and a field near it … Continue reading

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Cutting grass – harvesting direct payments

First thing to think about is where to get an income. Finding a job in Latvia would promise in average 500 EUR per month (160 working hours) after taxes. This is small enough to consider if it is worth it. … Continue reading

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