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Contour plowing is a type of plowing that follows the curves of the landscape instead of plowing straight rows up and down hills and valleys. Contour plowing creates ridges that conserve rainwater and prevent the removal... More »

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Contour plowing conserves soil by following the lay of the land and creating ridges that form a water break to prevent soil erosion. Furrows that do not follow the lay of the land cause rapid runoff during rainfall by fo... More »

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Contour plowing conserves soil by following the lay of the land and creating ridges that form a water break to prevent soil erosion. Furrows that do not follow the lay of the land cause rapid runoff during rainfall by fo... More »

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