History of soil restoration and better cropping in Northern NSW documented

By Bob Freebairn
Updated June 13 2023 - 6:34pm, first published June 12 2023 - 5:00am

The largest change over the past 100 years in cropping has been from mechanical soil disturbance via disc and tine ploughing and sowing, the standard traditional method of crop production, sometimes involving up to eight passes over paddocks, to zero tillage.

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