How To Get Permanent Raised Beds Even If you use a tractor.
Here is a complete HOW TO… for every farmer who is secretly a “mad scientist” and who wants to produce MORE using the farming equipment he has.
Introduction — the rationale for using
permanent raised beds in southern Australia
Permanent raised beds (PRB) and controlled traffic broadacre farming are recent phenomena in southern Australia, developed to overcome waterlogging and improve soil structure on cropping soils in the high rainfall zone [>550 mm] of this area. The high clay content of the B horizon and its low permeability in some of these soils result in a perched watertable
during the long, cool growing season, which can cause complete crop failure when grown on flat or gently sloping ground without drainage.
Raised bed farming (RBF) is not a new idea…
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