Re: So, Sopia Christine...was Re: 3 Kings Spray

2001-12-03 Thread Allan Balliett
Hi, Allan: Finbarr says Weleda gave the ingredients to Hugh Courtney last year, and Christy has already mentioned him and his newsletter. Sorry for answering late. My aol is on the blink and I am using other people's computers to read my mail. All best, Sophia Christine Thanks, Sophia

Can anyone offer a testimonial for the 3 kings spray?

2001-12-03 Thread Allan Balliett
Any Reporting Based on your own experiences is best, of course, but hearsay is admissible. -Allan

Re: Can anyone offer a testimonial for the 3 kings spray?

2001-12-04 Thread Allan Balliett
Allan - I was attending a BDAA conference in Gloucestershire (UK) in early January a couple of years ago when the Three Kings prep was used. It was stirred quietly in a corner during an address by Manfred Klett and scattered around a nearby part of the grounds, especially a very ancient sycamore

Good (possible) insights into dilution and succussion: Fwd:Washington Homeopathic Dec 2001

2001-12-04 Thread Allan Balliett
THe article appears towards the end of this message. -Allan Status: U Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2001 19:15:08 -0500 To: Allan Balliett [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Washington Homeopathic Dec 2001 Dear Washington Homeopathic Customer, HOMEOPATHY WORKS EMAIL Newsletter -- December

Fwd: How we came to live under fascism...

2001-12-05 Thread Allan Balliett
Status: U Mailing-List: contact [EMAIL PROTECTED]; run by ezmlm Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Delivered-To: mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Delivered-To: moderator for [EMAIL PROTECTED] X-Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Unverified) Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2001 18:04:18 +0100 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL

FWD: What did steiner said after his death? from Guillermo

2001-12-20 Thread Allan Balliett
Hi Allan: I was reading yesterday the description of the book about The Birth of a New Agriculture by Count K (sp ?) in the Anthrop Press catalog and it says that the book contains material suposedly channeled by Count K after Steiner's death and regarding agriculture. Wondering if someone on

Fwd: list BDNOW: List Message Rejected

2001-12-26 Thread Allan Balliett
Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2001 00:51:00 -0800 (PST) From: turk mevlut [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: sainfoin To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Hi, I am a pHD student at Uludag University, Agricultural Faculty, Department of Field

FARM SUBSIDIES HELP THE BIG TO HELP THE LITTLE TO GET OUT

2001-12-27 Thread Allan Balliett
You can view farm subsidies in your state or county by going to http://www.ewg.org Check out the New York Times article below to get more insight into how the farm subsidies work against small farmers and how the federal government uses the subsidies to work against all farmers. -Allan

BD Solutions was Re: deer problem

2001-12-28 Thread Allan Balliett
think a little more background reading and a little assimilation of the biodynamic worldview will help us keep comments within the range of appropriate discussion. Thank you, -Allan Balliett moderator, BD Now! Hi Allan, Tree Guard is not in a pesticide / fertilizer category. Although I've looked

re Deer Repellant

2001-12-28 Thread Allan Balliett
This sage advice from BD agroforester supreme, Mark Shepard: To prevent Deer browsing... Take one dozen eggs and mix them into 5 gallons of water. Spray liberally onto trees. Once dried, it will last a month or so and still be effective. It's cheap, it's easy, it's organic. On

re: Albrecht thread

2001-12-28 Thread Allan Balliett
This good information from agro-forester supreme, Mark Shepard, who once worked extensively with simple vegetable growers: I've brokered produce for nearly a hundred certified organic growers since 1995 and every single one of them who has ever used the Albrecht system have outproduced anyone

Re: re Deer Repellant

2001-12-28 Thread Allan Balliett
Allan is this the Mark Shepard from western Wisconsin??? Mary Ann Why, yes it is!

Rex Harrill, the BRIXMAN, on BD Now! was Re: Albrecht System andplant sap analysis

2001-12-31 Thread Allan Balliett
Inspired by Rex Teague, I've asked long time friend and neighbor Rex Harrill to join BD Now! for a little while. Rex was a very strong contributer to this list in its early days and has become a very strong voice for food quality on his own. One would do well to investigate the links Mr

Re: Rex Harrill, the BRIXMAN, on BD Now! was Re: Albrecht Systemand plant sap analysis

2001-12-31 Thread Allan Balliett
H Folks: As a long time organic gardener and a new subscriber to the list - and also new (it seems) to your terminology - I would appreciate a definition of BRIX! Also what does NUX refer to? I'm all too familiar with MCS, but NUX??? Geneva - You can learn about Brix at the links Rex posted

Buying a BRIX METER was Re: Brix

2002-01-01 Thread Allan Balliett
Tony - I dunno what your exchange rate is like, but Pike Instruments (?) was offering what was supposedly a very good BRITISH MADE Brix meter at ACRES for around $125. I'm looking for one myself. Since I went through 3 leathermen this past season (lost them, that is), I'm pretty hesitant to

Re: Albrecht System and plant brix testing

2002-01-02 Thread Allan Balliett
Lloyd Charles wrote: Allan wrote . Brix can readily be affected by foliar applications can't it? -Allan Above is the most important little snippet of information thats been on this list for ages I know that (but dont understand why) a lot of organic and BD certified producers are

Re: Albrecht System and plant brix testing

2002-01-02 Thread Allan Balliett
No way would I advocate this last bit BUT in a market garden the soil steps should be relatively affordable, on a cost per unit of production or per acre basis. This brings up that big question, one I cannot get my 'mind' around: Lily Kolisko has said that potentized lime is more effective than

Note from Jean Yeager: Fwd: TWO OPPORTUNITIES TO FIND APPRENTICES

2002-01-02 Thread Allan Balliett
Status: U From: Jean W. Yeager [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Undisclosed-Recipient:@cobalt1.enviroweb.org; Subject: TWO OPPORTUNITIES TO FIND APPRENTICES Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2002 09:46:55 -0500 X-Priority: 3 TWO OPPORTUNITIES TO FIND APPRENTICES: (1) ON-LINE ELECTRONIC JOB BOARD (2) ON-LINE INTERNATIONAL

NPR: Organic Movement vs Organic Industry

2002-01-03 Thread Allan Balliett
(or is it viceversa?) As heard on morning edition this a.m. (worth a listen!) -Allan http://search.npr.org/cf/cmn/cmnpd01fm.cfm?PrgDate=01/03/2002PrgID=3

Re: Steve Moore Sustainable Greenhouse Workshop March 22-23York,PA

2002-01-03 Thread Allan Balliett
Dear Kerry I am very interrested in details of this workshop.I am in the process of buying a property on the sub tropical Nth coast of N.S.W. Australia and applying greenhouse growing. Allan Emerton For more info about the conference, contact Steve Moore at [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Allan

Re: Soil Powdered Rock

2002-01-03 Thread Allan Balliett
In a message dated 1/3/02 8:10:06 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I'd like to get some feedback from some who have used and the soil/plant responses. Did you put them in compost or use directly on the field? Did they have an analysis with them? Dan Lynch, Long Mountain Vineyard That is

A comment on the 3 kings

2002-01-04 Thread Allan Balliett
Note from moderator: This is an anonymous post. I'm forwarding it because is beneficial to many to read it and because I have yet to set up the website for bd now members to record 'non-physical data.' (Many people work under circumstances where they may not be comfortable letting their

Re: Soil Powdered Rock

2002-01-05 Thread Allan Balliett
Steve - I'll answer these questions later in the weekend, in the meantime, let's assumed that they are addressed TO EVERYONE! (Just hit reply to post YOUR 'farm journal.' (Scale as is suitable, of course.) -Allan How was your growing season. What experiences can you share with us for 2001.

Re: One Straw Revolution -- M. Fukuoka, available free online

2002-01-06 Thread Allan Balliett
RB: Thanks for this tip, but when I checked this link it appeared that only a short EXERPT of One Straw Revolution that was available on-line. Did I (hopefully) miss something? -Allan PS This link will lead you to the American enthusiast who sells Indian editions of FUKUOKA's books in the US

Agnihotra was Re: ashing

2002-01-08 Thread Allan Balliett
You can find out more info on agnihotra and HOMA therapy or checkout the SATSANG publication at http://www.agnihotra.com -Allan from those pages: What is HOMA THERAPY ? Homa is a Sanskrit word used here synonymously with Yajnya. Yajnya is the technical term from the Vedic science of

ADMIN: Re: Hydoponic BD

2002-01-08 Thread Allan Balliett
to discuss what it is that you are doing on this list. OK? Thanks -Allan Balliett moderator BD Now!

Re: Hydoponic BD

2002-01-08 Thread Allan Balliett
Like I said brother, everyone to his own game and everyone else is entitled to his opinion of that game. My opinion is that hydroponics is chemical farming at it's worst. Who is John Mellancamp? David C John Mellancamp was voted 'Artist of the Century' by MTV recently. If you've heard Dylan,

Re: Soil Foodweb Questions?

2002-01-09 Thread Allan Balliett
Let's be smart enough, though, to actually find her website: www.soilfoodweb.com not .org Frank Oh, Frank. You're setting yourself up! ;-)

Re: ashing

2002-01-09 Thread Allan Balliett
Incidentally, if you don't have a plague of foxes then you probably don't know that they get into your raised beds and dig GREAT BIG HOLES (looking for something they think is in there to eat, I assume) If you plant small patches for diveristy, they can destroy an entire crop overnight. They

Questions about NZBDA Pub: Biodynamic Perspectives

2002-01-09 Thread Allan Balliett
, it that is helpful, but I'm hoping that people are already familiar with this promising publication. Thanks -Allan Balliett

Advertisements for BD Now!

2002-01-09 Thread Allan Balliett
publications will be running announcements for BD Now! in the near future and I expect a regular ad in ACRES to become possible later in the year. Viva diversity! No? Thanks -Allan Balliett

Re: ashing

2002-01-09 Thread Allan Balliett
Let me tell you, if they are as smart there as they are here, they will find a way to dig a tunnel under your American wire fence... - fernando Yes, fernando. That sort of narrows it down, doesn't it? -Allan

Fwd: Re: ELAINE: BDNOW: Creating superior compost

2002-01-09 Thread Allan Balliett
How are we to create a superior fungal-bacterial compost to spray on commercially worked farmland to improve and maintain a high level of fertility [shown by life in the soil???] SStorch Hello S. Storch - The way to achieve a more fungal compost is to add more fungal foods. Typically,

Fwd: Re: ELAINE: BD NOW! Amendments for compost tea

2002-01-09 Thread Allan Balliett
Allan Balliett wrote: What are some practical amendments and microbial stimulants for tweaking the teas. I've written a 75 page book about this, which you might want to get. I hate to advertise myself, but just in case you are interested, the book is: The Compost Tea Brewing Manual, $25

Fwd: Re: ELAINE: BDNOW: Optimal tillage for SFW

2002-01-09 Thread Allan Balliett
Allan Balliett wrote: *Optimum tillage for annual crops, what sort of balance can growers look towards in light of the soil foodweb. Comments on deep tillage such as spaders to no-till like Groff to heavy mulching like Emilia Hazelip to surface cultivation such as Eliot Coleman

Re: Fwd: Re: ELAINE: BD NOW! What is the future of compost tea?

2002-01-10 Thread Allan Balliett
I've passed this question to Elaine, but let's keep in mind that Elaine is an expert in microbiology and not in biodynamics. She is very open to biodynamics, can perceive that it does 'work' and is interested in knowing more about it. Please, everyone, do not take her statements about

REMINDER: Elaine is available through Friday

2002-01-10 Thread Allan Balliett
Elaine is going to be answering questions for BD Now! through tomorrow. Now's the time: if any of the answers she has given have raised more questions about SFW or compost making or compost tea, be sure to ask for answers to those new questions! Thanks -Allan

Re: Resend: Advertisements for BD Now!

2002-01-10 Thread Allan Balliett
Thanks for the attaboy, Christiane! Now, is there any chance that you know anyone in NZ who can comment on the authors in Biodynamic Perspectives? thanks -Allan Hi Allan, Your own words in your email are fantastic. There is nothing to add. Just rehash them a bit. Here is a start:

SFW: Flowforms for Brewing Compost Teas

2002-01-10 Thread Allan Balliett
From Cheryl Kemp For Elaine, firstly thanks for the tremendous job you are doing - were are learning so much, and your work is really helping us to understand how Biodynamics works in the soil. My question is: Can a flowform be used instead of a brewer for compost tea,

Fwd: Homegrown genocide coming to a field near you?

2002-01-11 Thread Allan Balliett
Status: U Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2002 12:47:27 -0500 From: Keith Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Organization: Permaculture Activist, Culture's Edge, Patterns for Abundance, and Earthaven Ecovillage X-Accept-Language: en To: undisclosed recipient:. undisclosed recipient:.@mindspring.com Subject:

Catch Steven McFadden on the radio

2002-01-11 Thread Allan Balliett
THE MERIA HELLER SHOW - Now in Over 52 Countries! check it out at : www.Meria.net From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 10 Jan 2002 17:02:38 - Subject: Reminder We would like to remind you of this upcoming event. Radio interview with Steven McFadden-Author Date:

Re: re Hydroponics (FWD from GREG WILLIS)

2002-01-11 Thread Allan Balliett
Chris - I assure you that the remarks were not meant to be personal and I apologize for the offense you have take - or I have given. -Allan Allan, I do take offense to that condescending comment. The fact that you mention conveyors with nutrient solutions in reference to my ideas means you

ADMIN: No Attachements to this LIST!!! Re: Hydoponic BD 2

2002-01-11 Thread Allan Balliett
Nothing will get you unplugged from BD Now! faster than sending attachments. If you need help posting a graphic to the group, that's what im here for. Thanks -Allan So what are your plans for the future? bob SLF Attachment converted: Macintosh HD:Archipelago_Map.gif (GIFf/ogle) (000B888D)

Re: black bear

2002-01-15 Thread Allan Balliett
Allan, The fence is not hot. It utilizes 10 foot metal T post driven into the ground. The fencing material is all metal, therefore the entire fence is grounded so I don't think an electric charge is an option without substantial changes to the fence. Monte Monte - I spoke with some local

Re: SFW: Straining Compost

2002-01-15 Thread Allan Balliett
Balliett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Allan Balliett wrote: Sorry, Elaine, I cannot understand how you can spray unfiltered compost tea. I guess what I'm missing is that you are using compost 'socks' that are more failure-proof than mine and you simply don't have orifice clogging

Re: Resend: Advertisements for BD Now!

2002-01-17 Thread Allan Balliett
Well, you aren't a taker anymore, Kym! Thanks for contributing some 'glop to the grop'! At the Mid-Atlantic Biodynamic Food and Farming Conference a few years back Hugh Courtney set up a remarkable demonstration. He had students dig two fresh raised beds. One he sprinkled WATER onto, on the

Re: email charge

2002-01-20 Thread Allan Balliett
Relax, your country may be able to go and beat a small, poor, starving and totally devastated country like Afghanistan into submission, but it could not put a charge on the internet. Nor would they ever want to do that. The US government has been working since the early eighties to get

Re: email charge

2002-01-20 Thread Allan Balliett
Allan: Just 2 days ago, on MSNBC,i think, i caught most of a message about some U.S.governmental expression of intent to make ISPs responsible for monitoring their own net-traffic for any trace of what the gov't terms subversive commentary. I can only imagine the debate around that definition!

Re: INVITATION to a NEW DISCUSSION: Building a State-of-the-Art CompostTea Brewer (or DIY SOA SFW)

2002-01-24 Thread Allan Balliett
Just my two cents: all though Elaine has blessed Jose's vortex nozzle and we know from Jose that he does produce good results with his tea, in other conversations with Elaine she's been pretty firm that you want to avoid running the tea through pumps and nozzles if possible. Microbes are

Re: re sustainable label

2002-01-24 Thread Allan Balliett
Kellog's is secondary industry. A product label re sustainability ought to also cover sustainable secondary industry indicators, incl. social accountability etc. It's my impression that Kellog as it is referred to in these articles is a grant providing group that has done a great deal of

Re: The Sustainable Label

2002-01-24 Thread Allan Balliett
Here's a great x-post related to this topic from Eliott Coleman (of course, maybe I've been scammed!) - Allan Status: U Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2002 19:43:55 -0500 Subject: [market-farming] Authentic food To: Market Farming [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: eliot coleman [EMAIL PROTECTED] List-Unsubscribe:

Re: Goldstein CEC

2002-01-25 Thread Allan Balliett
I would like to have it too! Michael Anyone who needs instruction on how to send a message via private mail only needs to ask me at [EMAIL PROTECTED] Thanks -Allan

Re: Compost Teas

2002-01-26 Thread Allan Balliett
The final numbers should be the ultimate proof. Till I get the numbers I should say nothing more but I do not agree to some oppinions that have the tendency to present Dr Elaine as the only person in the world capable of telling you the right way of doing things. Jose - Your tea may be good

Re: Mail Irradiation

2002-01-28 Thread Allan Balliett
Hello, does anyone know how to mail a package without it's being irradiated? I heard a story about seeds already dying going thru the mail? TIA, Jane S. Jane - Last I heard, irradiation was scrapped for general mail and was only being used as sensitive site, ie to protect the government.

Re: Mail Irradiation

2002-01-28 Thread Allan Balliett
Brentwood, of course, would be one of the places that I'd expect them to irradiate for the protection of the government. Here's what I found on the Postal pages http://www.usps.gov USPS has issued contracts for purchases of irradiation equipment and said these contracts remain in place. The

Re: Mail Irradiation

2002-01-28 Thread Allan Balliett
Status: U X-Originating-IP: [64.12.106.28] From: Mary Ann Skillman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Mail Irradiation Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 20:14:01 -0500 X-OriginalArrivalTime: 29 Jan 2002 01:14:01.0733 (UTC) FILETIME=[3C702B50:01C1A862] Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sender:

Re: Mail Irradiation

2002-01-29 Thread Allan Balliett
I understand the push to irradiate the food supply (You people in normal countries heard about this, didn't you?) and now this push to irradiate the mail supply is motivated by a drive to find an outlet for the by-products of nuke reactors. No disposal problems if you re-use the stuff in an

FWD: Richard K. Smith: Do you still believe in the tooth fairy?

2002-01-31 Thread Allan Balliett
Watching my father-in-law dying from pancreatic cancer, realizing that his chemotherapy is doing nothing to prolong his life, but it is making his last days a swirl of disorientation and nausea (at a cost of $55,000), has heightened my awareness of how 'complete' the system we live within has

Re: Democracy (was Richard K. ... )

2002-02-01 Thread Allan Balliett
Richard K. criticises democracy and, of course, he's right - but which other realistic system is preferable ? Winston Churchill commented (roughly) that democracy seems the worst possible way to run a country, until you look at the alternatives. The 'democracy' of the Greeks and, later, the

Re: Clinton not Bush

2002-02-01 Thread Allan Balliett
Dear Robert, Certain people were out to get Clinton any way they could. This does not seem to be the case with YOUR present President, who, besides, should NOT have been the one that was elected to office in the first place. Cheers, Michael from Canada. Michael, I'm not really certain

Re: Clinton not Bush

2002-02-02 Thread Allan Balliett
And Bush should not have been elected. He used the power of the white male elite, as embodied by the Supreme Court, to steal the election. Whenever we promote race as an issue we are playing right into the hands of the elite. Race is used to divide us and to keep our eyes off from the real

Re: grape cuttings

2002-02-03 Thread Allan Balliett
Dear bdnow list members, I am just beginning to learn more about biodynamics. I am planning to start 3 acres worth of grape plants from cuttings and am wondering if there are any BD procedures that would be beneficial in this beginning process. I would greatly appreciate any advise. Thank

Preps via FedEx

2002-02-04 Thread Allan Balliett
Spoke with JPI today. They are sending preps via FedEx this year to avoid the danger of irradiation to the preps. This ads some cost to a prep order, of course. Undoubtedly it ads some hassle for JPI also. I'm not convinced that we're all in danger of having our mail irradiated. JPI is very

BIODYNAMICS in ACRES USA: The Voice of Eco-Agriculture

2002-02-04 Thread Allan Balliett
There's a bumper crop of article on biodynamics in the February 2002 issue of Acres USA (http://www.acreusa.com) The Basics of Biodynamics from Steiner to Stella Natura by BD Now! regular Christy Korrow Biodynamic Agriculture: How i made the Transition by Dewane Morgan (of Park Rapids, MN)

Re: shipping BD horns across borders

2002-02-05 Thread Allan Balliett
Dear List, Has anyone experience with sending bd horns across the border from US into Canada.? Is there any restriction? If so, a way around it? cheers, Michael Which way are you going, Michael? -Allan PS I mean 'which way are the HORNS going?'

Re: Friends in Oz: are there REALLY 2,000,000 acres downunder inBD Cultivati...

2002-02-05 Thread Allan Balliett
Who is A.P.? Who, for that matter, is Allane67? -Allan

Re: Friends in Oz: are there REALLY 2,000,000 acres downunder inBD Cultivati...

2002-02-05 Thread Allan Balliett
Who is AllanE67?. I am a small land holder (20 Ht) on the far Nth coast of NSW. Allan Emerton. Then it's fallen to me to tell you that A.P. refers to Alex Podolinsky, best known in the US for the 3 volumes of BIODYNAMIC AGRICULTURE that he has written. Hopefully, a member of his Association

Shanti Yoga busted for Whole Milk Sales

2002-02-05 Thread Allan Balliett
I don't have this from the horse's mouth, maybe someone reading does and will share with the group. I hear that Victor was busted at Shanti Yoga for selling unpastuerized milk to a Maryland state inspector. I also hear that Victor's unexplicable carelessness has now threatened the future of

Re: Friends in Oz: are there REALLY 2,000,000 acres downunder inBDCultivation?

2002-02-05 Thread Allan Balliett
This is not to denigrate the work done by AP over many years, after all he had the guts and determination to put BD on national television at a time when Organic agriculture was the lunatic fringe! Cheers Lloyd Charles No intention to 'denigrate,' Lloyd. Just a desire to substantiate. I agree

Re: 200,000 + horns

2002-02-07 Thread Allan Balliett
I have just been informed by one of the AP disciples that the group puts down well in excess of 200,000 horns of 500 each year. You can do the sums on that lot. He must have some big operators out there somewhere! It seems pretty much a secret society deal with AP in total control ( he also OWNS

Cloudbusting was Re: Drought update

2002-02-07 Thread Allan Balliett
James DeMeo's Orgone Biophysical Research Lab homepage is at http://www.saharasia.org/index.htm Lot's of useful information there, and, of course, things to buy. I recollect from my own reading (but cannot site the publications right now) that in the Reichian literature there are many

Any news on the Dalai Lama's Condition?

2002-02-07 Thread Allan Balliett
I haven't heard anything about the Dalai Lama's condition sense he went into the hospital. Has anyone else? This in just now from from Curtis' Global News: -- From: STRC [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2002 10:19:01 -0500 To: sangha announce [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: HHDL

Re: Drought update

2002-02-07 Thread Allan Balliett
DeMeo has a publication called something like So You want to Build a Cloudbuster that used to be available at his website. There are also warnings in the Orgone Accumulator Handbook -Allan Allan you wrote: My plans for a home accumulator were set aside after reading DeMeo's warnings. please

Wait'l You try the Cornflakes!!

2002-02-07 Thread Allan Balliett
Just handling irradiated objects is making people sick. Thanks to Leigh Haughter for this. AB 73 Senate Workers Report Illness Advisory Issued to D.C. Federal Employees on Handling Irradiated Mail http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A35751-2002Feb6.html

Fwd: Re: Shanti Yoga busted for Whole Milk Sales

2002-02-09 Thread Allan Balliett
Status: U Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2002 09:24:36 -0500 (EST) To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: Bruce Bumbarger [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Shanti Yoga busted for Whole Milk Sales SNIP Mary Ann: Just to clarify things a little, are you a member of the Sankanac CSA, also located in Kimberton? I'm on the

Antibiotics and Commercial Chicken

2002-02-10 Thread Allan Balliett
From the New York Times: NATIONAL = Poultry Industry Quietly Cuts Back on Antibiotic Use Responding to longstanding concerns about health risks with a major change in policy, the poultry industry is greatly reducing the antibiotics that are fed to healthy chickens.

Tractor Turnaround space Re: introduction and a WHOLE lottaquestions

2002-02-10 Thread Allan Balliett
Woody and/or Barbara said: Say 40% of that is paths and tractor turnaround space, and you've got 12,000 square feet of bed space, I'm in the process of fencing a 7 acre garden. I plan on spading down cover crops and using a bedshaper for the first couple of years, but I also plan on getting

Re: From Greg Willis: Agri-Synthesis sprays

2002-02-10 Thread Allan Balliett
Jesus Allan is this a joke? I'm not sure this will help. Jane Forwarded, Jane, from Greg without judgement. Hopefully, Greg will explain more to us about his new insights and marketing approaches. I guess I could get excited about 1000's of middle-aged men walking around with potentized

Re: (was)introduction and a WHOLE lotta questions-Composting

2002-02-10 Thread Allan Balliett
I seem to recall Ferdinand writing about putting down preps directly in the barn, only I don 't recall whether it was composting ones or 500/501? Maybe Pam can clear this up, as I believe she toured the farm a couple of years ago. My recollection is that Ferdinand used to spary Barrel Compost

Re: From Greg Willis: Agri-Synthesis sprays

2002-02-10 Thread Allan Balliett
Chris, et al - For my 2cents, I'd have to say that standard holders like Gideon, who has lived in - - and probably still lives in -- a Camphill Community are as valueable to biodynamics as are visionaries like Greg Willis who range over and under the bar as they foray WAY outside the box.

The decision to farm organically was a statement of faith in thewisdom of the natural world. Eliot Coleman

2002-02-10 Thread Allan Balliett
from december january 2002 Mother Earth News www.motherearthnews.com ViewPoint Beyond Organic by Eliot Coleman New ideas, especially those that directly challenge an established orthodoxy, follow a familiar path. First, the orthodoxy says the new idea is rubbish. Then the orthodoxy attempts

Re: Stella natura

2002-02-13 Thread Allan Balliett
From where can I order Stella Natura? BQ Available from ACRES USA at http://www.acresusa.com or from Josephine Porter Institute. get it from JPI and order a copy of the now in stock WORKING with the STARS 2002 by maria thun at the same time (but additional cost) Christy Karrow has an

SFW: lab-facility/Canada?

2002-02-13 Thread Allan Balliett
Hi Manfred - Doesn't look good right now. Ted Leischner has been looking for funding to help things get started, but not having much luck. I'll send your inquiry to Ted, ok? Elaine Dear Elaine : Are there also plans to facilitate a soiltesting lab of your genre in Canada sometime

Re: lady bugs

2002-02-17 Thread Allan Balliett
A friend just wrote me that she is inundated with lady bugs in her house. Anybody got any ideas of how she can discourage them? Sarah The 'house lady bugs' are most likely an invasive import (more orange than red) and not to be confused with the ladybugs Rodale taught us all to treasure. We

Re: Fwd: Re: Radionics (Drought update)

2002-02-17 Thread Allan Balliett
a divergent opinion, or a heartfelt question. -Allan Balliett moderator, BD Now!

Re: List question

2002-02-17 Thread Allan Balliett
- From: Allan Balliett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, February 17, 2002 8:50 AM Subject: Re: need to unsub

Re: lady bugs

2002-02-17 Thread Allan Balliett
someone should check but I do believe the Japanese Ladybugs have been introduced by the USDA in an attempt to counter the damage being caused by certain insects that attack trees (I think the pine borer). It's true, as far as I know, that they were imported by someone in the USDA for some

Re: Radionics (Drought update)

2002-02-18 Thread Allan Balliett
So, Steve, et al, how does this new information jive with the growing belief among growers that tiny manmade airborne particles are being intentionally released in the atmosphere? -Allan This just in - research on disturbed rain patterns worldwide. Sigh, Steven New satellite data shows

Re: Fwd: Re: Radionics (Drought update)

2002-02-18 Thread Allan Balliett
Glen - You present concerns that Peter Tompkins expressed to me a couple of years back. Peter is so concerned about the misuse of eloptic energy that he will neither towers of power nor cosmic pipes on his property. He also expressed concern for what would become of mankind if radionics was

Re: BD Rice

2002-02-19 Thread Allan Balliett
Jose- What sort of quantities are we talking about here? What kind of rice is it? How many tons of it? Let me know. There are several possibilities. _Allan Dear List members, Does anyone know a trader or merchant that could help me to sell a very fine BD Rice produced by a grower who does

Re: Fwd: Agri-Synthesis® Remedies Tested At UAI

2002-02-20 Thread Allan Balliett
Greg - Hugh - Lorraine - Please fill me in on this. When did Loraine become 'the best at this'? What is her background, what is this testing service that she is offering? AND, why hasn't she tested Lovel's or Courtney's preps? Thanks -Allan When will all the other prep makers in the US

Re: OFF:Fw: [globalnews] THE CAUSE OF COT DEATH AND HOW TOPREVENT IT.

2002-02-20 Thread Allan Balliett
Friends - Crib deaths are also caused by innoculations. For many reasons, this cause is commonly overlooked or unreported by the authorities. Cases of innoculation crib death are often referenced in homeopathic texts. -Allan

Re: Radionics (Drought update)

2002-02-20 Thread Allan Balliett
I wish you'd comment on this info a bit more. What intentional particles? And intention--who's and how to counteract this? Jane - I talk to farmer regularly - particularly farmers in California's Central Valley - who believe that the u.s. airforce is depositing small particles of aluminum in

Mad Cow Mark Purdy to Guest Speak on BD Now!

2002-02-21 Thread Allan Balliett
Friends - Mark Purdy, the man who has been gathering information that proves that mad cow and related diseases are not real diseases but are forms of physical and systemic degeneration that are triggered by exposure to organophosphates or manganese or other susbtance. The upshot of this, at

UPDATED: An underground scientific journey into the origins of spongiform disease.

2002-02-23 Thread Allan Balliett
Mark asked me to forward this just updated version of the earlier post before discussion commences. Folks PLEASE dig deep and ask Mark any questions you have about his thesis or surface any weaknesses that you see in it. Only by working together in matters like this can we hope to restore

Re: Premature obituaries

2002-02-23 Thread Allan Balliett
Look out, Frank, you're even more of a gentile than I am. -Allan

Re: future of the bd remedies

2002-02-23 Thread Allan Balliett
The Copake Meeting was for Agric. Section Members, not even just members of the Anthr. Soc. or BD Soc. Invite was by leter, Michael Is this the same event? Did you attend? If this is the case, of course, it's understandable that EVERYONE would not be invited. It's not understandable, however,

Reality of Mad Cow Diseas was Re: future of the bd remedies

2002-02-23 Thread Allan Balliett
It is already illegal in Europe to possess the sheath material, USA is just a little behind, when they have to admit the reality of Mad Cow that will be next. Reality will not, of course, alter governmental process. I have to admit, however, that I'm pretty concerned that Mark Pudey's

Christy's Report was Re: future of the bd remedies

2002-02-23 Thread Allan Balliett
Thanks for taking the time to post this very worthwhile first-person account, Christy. If participation = health, why, you are very healthy indeed! Your efforts on all accounts are appreciated. _Allan

Re: future of the bd remedies

2002-02-23 Thread Allan Balliett
I suggest you join the Anthroposophical Society and become a memeber on the Agricultural Section...SStorch Like many, Steve, I like to think of Biodynamics as something greater than a recruitment platform for the Anthroposophical Society. -Allan

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