Agriculture in New Eiffel

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Tomatoes being grown in New Eiffel
Weeds are a common problem in New Eiffelic agriculture

Agriculture in New Eiffel is unique due to the micronation's position as a small, urban landlocked enclave of London, UK. The agriculture industry is very small due to the little need there is for local farming alongside other limitations, including low earnings and lack of farmland. The nature of New Eiffel is fundamentally urban and none of the land is reserved for significant agricultural uses, most of the remaining land being reserved for recreational purposes, such as the Rugbull field in Plitvice which is also used for hobby cycling, camping, trampolining and space for an annual swimming pool among further recreational uses.

Plitvice has the largest agriculture industry in New Eiffel, followed by New Leeds than Új Repülő, which despite its decent amount of non-urban land, is mostly reserved for bike transport, a playground, and recreational walking.

History

Industries

Despite the access to advanced technology, all farming is kept one-hundred percent organic. Since the agriculture industry is very small, New Eiffel only has a very small amount of industries; tomatoes, apples, figs and most recently wild blackberries. Four tomato plants were planted and grown in the late summer of 2020 in Plitvice; an apple tree known as New Finland Monument between Plitvice and Új Repülő produces healthy apples, most commonly used for making apple juice and pie; there is a common fig in Plitvice; in late August 2020, it was discovered blackberries began to grow over New Eiffelic borders - they have been regularly picked and eaten.

Land use

Diseases and weeds

The agriculture industry struggles with a large weed problem. Diseases are not common, and the only real threat to plants aside from weeds are snails or other bugs which eat the tomato plants. Weed Removal Industries is a weed control service in New Eiffel which uses manual removal methods such as manually pulling them out of the ground and screwdrivers. It was formed by jOOST Smith in March 2020, and since it is the only weed control service within New Eiffelic borders, it naturally holds a monopoly over the weed removal sector.

Weather


Environment

The government has pledged to limit New Eiffel's carbon footprint.

International agreements

See also