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Hundreds of years of topsoil replaced by thousands of tons of rocks
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08-09-2019, 05:09 AM #1
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4.5 inches of rain in three hours has destroyed a freshly planted field.

https://www.fwi.co.uk/news/weather/video...6LUts4IxzY
08-09-2019, 11:41 AM #2
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Tilling the soil destroys its structure. Tilling slopes is especially destructive. He could have drilled narrow rows to plant seeds.
When we turn to machines and chemicals to make life easier, we make life harder for the nexf generation.
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08-09-2019, 10:04 PM #3
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(10 hours ago)grav Wrote:  Tilling the soil destroys its structure. Tilling slopes is especially destructive. He could have drilled narrow rows to plant seeds.
When we turn to machines and chemicals to make life easier, we make life harder for the nexf generation.

You might have a point when it comes to tilled soil and the chemicals especially. At the same time, we've been eating food in tilled soil for at least 5,000 years.

But thousands of tons of rocks have stopped that farmer along with the silt. So maybe it would be a good idea not to go off on a tangent when we have a monster staring at us in the face.
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08-10-2019, 12:21 AM #4
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The village of Dipple in Moray saw 69.4mm in the 36 hours up to 13:00 on Thursday - which is the local average for a month.

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-hig...s-49263508
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08-11-2019, 04:21 AM #5
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On Twitter using the word #flooding, there has been even more flooding the last day or so including today. Multiple reports of more flooding.



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