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contour farming meaning

  "contour farming" in a sentence
  • , contour farming or contour ploughing noun
      The ploughing (and planting) of sloping land along the contour lines to counter erosion

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  1. contour farming ploughing
  2. Contour farming is considered an active form of sustainable agriculture.
  3. At one part of the property " contour farming was used " and experimentation tried.
  4. The SCS also helped individual farmers convert from planting straight-rows of crops to contour farming on terraced benches.
  5. On steeper slopes and areas with greater rainfall, a procedure known as strip cropping is used with contour farming to provide additional protection.

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