Daily Archives: January 31, 2016

Why we don’t till or dig here. 19

Since the invention of the plow, nutrient density has plummeted. Plowing destroys soil habitat, exposes soil to erosion and leaching and oxidises soil carbon. The advent of the tractor made plowing easier on a large scaleand more destructive leading to an increased loss of topsoil and further reducing nutrient density. The process of soil degradation […]