The smart secret to keep your farm green during drought

The smart secret to keep your farm green during drought

Agricultural Technology, FrontPage, GIS, Mapping, Surveying
Times of drought can be very depressing. It is very hard for a farmer to deal with the death of their livestock because of hunger - or to look at bare soil where once was lush green vegetation. Smart farmers have discovered that keeping their grass greener for longer, helps them stretch their pasture into the next season. Their secret is ploughing along contours to ensure their soil absorbs a maximum amount of water. Contour farming is growing crops "on the level" across or perpendicular to a slope rather than up and down the slope. The rows running across the slope are designed to be as level as possible to facilitate tillage and planting operations on the contour. Our clients, who are farmers have found that ploughing along a contour…
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