Five tips for beginning organic farmers

Five tips for beginning organic farmers

When it occurred to me that a disproportionate number of my friends and acquaintances are organic farmers, I decided to round them up and ask for advice. Here’s what they told me: 1. Don’t be afraid to ask. If you know where you’ll be farming, contact other farmers in...

Contact timestep

For SOFT=0 contacts, the surface timstep is proportional to min[sqrt(m/k)] where m is essentially the mass attached to the contact “spring” and k is the contact spring stiffness which is a function of the material bulk modulus and element size (see section...