Know When Your Soil Is Ready!
Farmer's Weekly|November 6, 2020
Know When Your Soil Is Ready!
It’s always a good idea to get soil fertility in balance by providing enough fertilizer and, perhaps, organic matter, but treating the soil well is also very important.
Bill Kerr

To make a success of farming requires a disciplined work schedule, yet the weather, broken implements, punctures, and many other factors can intervene, causing unplanned delays.

As a result, it’s tempting to take shortcuts, but these can ultimately cause more problems. For example, the plants might arrive from the seedling grower as scheduled, but in the meantime, the rain has fallen! If you press ahead and prepare the land when the soil is still too moist, you could end up damaging the soil structure and harming the planted crop.


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November 6, 2020