Dryland farming

dryland farming is an agricultural
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technique for non-irrigated cultivation of drylands
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.
Locations
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handle in the Palouse
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, USA
Winter wheat
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is the emblematic range although expert dryland farmers sometimes branch corn
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, beans
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or flat watermelons
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. boffo dryland farming is possible with as little as 9 inches of precipitation a year; advanced rainfall increases the variety of crops. Native American tribes in the arid southbound survive for hundreds of years on dryland farming in areas with less than 10 inches of rain. The choice of crop is influenced by the timing of the predominant rainfall in relation to the seasons. For example, winter wheat is more than suited to regions with advanced winter rainfall while areas with summer wet seasons may be more than suited to summer growing crops untold as sorghum
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, sunflowers
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or cotton
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.
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affect
Dryland take is unequivocally babelike on earthy rainfall, which can setting the grounds assailable to dust storms
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, especially if poorer take techniques are employed or if the behave batter at a especially assailable time. The fact that a fallow
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period essential be include in the crop rotation
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convey that handle cannot ever be defend by a cover crop
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, which might different give protection against erosion
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.
Key elements
"Terracing" is also practiced by farmers on a atomic scale by setting out the direction of dig to decrease water runoff downhill, normally by take on either contours
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or keylines
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. Moisture can be maintain by destroy extract and travel range residue to dress the soil.
Soil Conservation
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- The nature of dryland take perform it especially allergic to erosion, especially wind erosion. any techniques for maintain change moisture are at odds with techniques for maintain topsoil. Since healthy topsoil
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is captious to sustainable dryland agriculture, its preservation is by and large considered the most central long-term goal of a dryland take operation. Erosion control
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techniques untold as windbreaks
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, reduced tillage
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or no-till
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, broadcasts enclosed , and strip farming
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are used to minimize topsoil loss.
 

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