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A difference of altitude, change of attitude

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Monday April 18, 2011   -   By Mary

Farming in high altitude up on the Palmer Divide at 6000 feet and delivering in low - well, Denver - altitude at 5000 feet requires an understanding of the effects of altitude if you're not going to get a bad attitude. High altitude is good for crops....

Almost Spring?

Blog: Re Rustica   -   Sunday April 12, 2009   -   By fullofbeans

When we're looking for summer, we head down the mountain.  When we look for winter, we head up hill.  The increase in altitude leads to a decrease in temperature - there is less atmosphere to hold in heat!  In Squaw Valley, the difference is...

Altitude Matters to Crops

Blog: Re Rustica   -   Monday March 09, 2009   -   By fullofbeans

Altitude matters to crops in many ways. The higher elevations are cooler and grow several months behind schedule of the valleys: a farm that grows both at several hundred feet elevation and at the more than 3000 feet elevation of Squaw Valley can have winter...


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