80 Things You Need to Know about Agriculture: Week 28

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#61

Sometimes the easiest way to determine whether or not soil is too wet for planting is by picking up a handful of it! Farmers often inspect soil with their own hands in order to determine whether or not it is too wet for tillage.

#62

Every part of a modern irrigation system, even the selection of the right nozzle and pump, can make a significant difference in conserving water and energy, and lead to improved crop yields.

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