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July 2006 - What is this field? This is the partially mowed field of rye that Farmer Ben is using to plant pumpkins (other photo showing plants). This no-til planting technique prevents erosion, and the tall straw-like Rye plant bits protect the young pumpkin plants.
Ben and Maureen Allnutt
15604 Sugarland Road, Poolesville, Maryland 20837
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