It’s hay time, finally!

We have finally been able to cut hay. Normally we cut the grass in late April or early May once the rains cease. This year we have had a 600% increase in our average winter rainfall.
As a farmer my intuition hints at a shift in climate, but I realise the evidence as yet may not be conclusive enough as to it being a climate or just a weather event.

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About Rob Symons

My name is Rob Symons. I live in Pietermaritzburg, kwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. MuthiMuthi is my Zulu nickname which means tall tree. I am an Organic Farmer and an environmentalist. I live and work on Broadleaze Farm in the Mkondeni valley on the eastern outskirts of Pietermaritzburg.
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