Gardening next to a large farm
Hello all! First time poster here. I just recently purchased 2 acres here in Texas and have cleared a 4400sqft area for my garden. We will be using all non Monsanto organic and heirloom seeds. Going to do raised beds (44 of them) and use a Ruth Stout/Garden of Eden/Hugelkulter hybrid version of gardening. My issue is that our property is right next to a 120+ acre farm. I don't know what methods they are using but it is a monocrop situation so my guess is conventional. Am I looking at total crop failure here? Should I just do greenhouses, and if so, will they prevent cross pollination and/or round up misting? We really want to make this land work. We can't afford a privacy fence (like that would even help) so we are going with 4' field fence. Our property is south of the large farm and the wind tends to blow from the south so we will be down wind on most windy days. That may help a bit but our property lines touch. Anyone out there making a go of a similar situation? Any advice from anyone is greatly appreciated. Thank You!