Saturday, December 19, 2009

hill plouging and rain water harvesting techniq

for maxmum rain water harvesting and soil water conservation in hilly land one can consider the method below.on a slope that decrease 1 in every 4,5 we had decided an managed to produce a contour-farrow like surface throughout the whole field.these closely packed ridges will stop runoff,maxmise infiltration,reduce erosion and enhance easy root penetration.we are still modifying the idea and comments and suggestions are wellcome.crops will planted just on the slope othe ridge and the cover crop may also occupy the flat surface between the ridge.

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