Not too wet, not too dry

ANYONE who has tried to drag a deep ripper through soil that is too dry knows the difficulties; the tines struggle to penetrate the hard ground. But deep ripping soil that is too wet can present even greater problems.

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Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia (DAFWA) research officer Wayne Parker said that when soil is too wet the tines go through the soil ‘like a knife through butter’ and the soil doesn

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