Stopping the scouring winds from ripping off topsoil

John Ellicott
Updated December 6 2019 - 11:42am, first published 11:15am
Another dust storm near Dubbo. There are ways to lessen the loss of valuable topsoil in drought conditions. Photo by Rachael Webb.
Another dust storm near Dubbo. There are ways to lessen the loss of valuable topsoil in drought conditions. Photo by Rachael Webb.

A deep rip over a small part of a paddock can save large amounts of soil from wind erosion and prepare a paddock for when the rain comes.

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John Ellicott

John Ellicott

senior journalist

journalist and author

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