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5 Methods of Manipulating Soil Moisture Levels

Soil moisture levels are important for successful, bountiful harvests each year and healthy fields. Even if you’re not deeply invested in the science of precision agriculture, there are still times when you need to carefully monitor and manipulate your growing ...

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Practices that reduce soil moisture content

(Crop) residue burning Burning of maize, rice, other crop residues and natural vegetation in the field is a common practice. Residues are usually burned to help control insects or diseases or to make next seasons’ fieldwork easier. Burning destroys the litter ...

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