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The flexible farmer

The flexible farmer

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paul_ais
What a great read. Thank you. And good on you Colin.
Thursday, 13 February 2014 09:00
paul_ais
An encouraging story. Good on you, Colin! The more flexible farmers we have the better!
Saturday, 05 April 2014 00:27
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