TeachMeFinance.com - explain Contour farming
Contour farming The term 'Contour farming' as it applies to the area of reclamation can be defined as ' System of farming used for erosion control and moisture conservation whereby field operations are performed approximately on the contour. A conservation-based method of farming in which all farming operations (for example, tillage and planting) are performed across (rather than up and down) the slope. Ideally, each crop row is planted at right angles to the ground slope'.
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