Poor water penetration when water is running off like a river is often the result of farming the top 2 inches only. Dig a hole to find if you have an issue. What we do is use a Yeoman’s plough to aerate the soil.
If you’d like to see more of Gary, the Digital download of the “BFA Roadshow 2011” is available here.
Gary Zimmer: What is Soil Fertility? Part 1 of 5
Gary Zimmer: What are Farmers Jobs? Balance those minerals Part 2 of 5
Gary Zimmer: What are Farmers Jobs? Maximise photosynthesis Part 3 of 5
Gary Zimmer – Dig a hole and observe the subsoil and aerate Part 4 of 5
Gary Zimmer – What lives in your soil? Part 5 of 5
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