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I was reared to appreciate good ploughing. Burying weeds was key to controlling them in my youth when chemical sprays were in their infancy. When we grew vining peas I adopted minimal cultivations after they had been cleared and we still use that method of making a seed-bed to prepare for drilling winter barley or winter wheat when the preceding crop leaves little or no trash on the surface. When we grew vining peas I adopted minimal cultivations after they […]
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