earthworks

rick valley bamboogrove at cmug.com
Mon Jun 4 03:17:20 EDT 2001


Toby said.....
>-eliminate hardpan (especially if the soil is ripped with a keyline plow; I
>know you've got rocky soil, but it should still work)
You'll want a vibrator on the keyline implement, with those glacial rocks- it
really helps!

With earthworks you can get wetlands that'll provide oportunities for crops
you can't grow otherwise. Wapato and wild rice, for two.

-Rick

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