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Student invents first solar-powered lawnmower
 

A Sydney schoolboy has successfully engineered what is thought to be the world's first solar powered lawnmower.Vaughan Watson used second-hand parts, including an old radiator to create his masterpiece."It runs for four hours off the battery, that's a four-vault battery. It takes 48 hours to charge in the light and

Post Date: 24.06.2008
Normandy rural property prices have increased by 100% in the last 8 years.
 

Normandy rural property prices have increased by 100% in the last 8 years.Average bare land prices as follows....Calvados.................. 6,250 euros / haManche....................4,790  euros /haOrne........................7,790  euros / haChampagne35,000 ha are classed as appelation approved areas ..........but with 32,500 ha already plantedthere are moves afoot to increase the villages from 317 to

Post Date: 17.06.2008
New tractor registrations
 

France -2007  New tractor registrations(37,835) were up 7.6% on 2006 whereas Telescopics increased by + 10%.Young Farmer Aid........Installation procedures appear to be changing nationally from the end of June 2008. This is after trials in the following areas.......Ardeche, Aube, Aveyron, Morbihan and the Pas de Calais during 2007. The aim

Post Date: 22.01.2008
Truffle prices at Lalbenque market
 

Truffle prices at Lalbenque market (in Lot area) on 8th January 120kgs were sold with prices varying between 300 and 800 euros a kilo.

Post Date: 03.01.2008
Did you know there are more than 1700 varieties of Tomato
 

Did you know there are more than 1700 varieties of Tomato. Here is a picture of production in Mexico where they actually originate.

Post Date: 05.11.2007