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crop rotation

the growing of CROPS (3) in a regular sequence over a number of seasons so as not to exhaust the soil. A simple example of a rotation is root crop, oats, leguminous plants and wheat. Some or all of the leguminious crop is often ploughed back into the soil as it is of particular importance in returning nitrogen to the soil from the atmosphere through the nitrogen-fixing bacteria (see NITROGEN FIXATION in the root nodules.
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Further guidance issued last week outlines further rules and regulations relating to EFA fallow land, including grazing and mowing restrictions outside of the fallow period and allowable activities and the conversion of fallow to permanent grass.
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Under the new CAP, producers can now include hedges, stone walls, short rotation coppice, afforested land, fallow land and nitrogen fixing crops such as peas and beans.
Both candidates have been more focused on bolstering their conservative credentials - touting their anti-abortion and pro-gun stances, and chastising the federal government - than on discussing critical agriculture-related issues like the Texas drought, which is forcing many farmers and ranchers to fallow land and sell off cattle.
Meanwhile, the Irish Presidency has treated the issue as fallow land, officially to "take stock".
With the country importing 60% of its food and private farms outperforming state farms on a fraction of the land, authorities are gradually deregulating the sector and leasing fallow land to would-be farmers.
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Coun John McCabe, who represents the Hebburn South ward, said: "The site in question is fallow land which is not being used.
According to the Palestinian News Agency, the first air raid targeted a fallow land owned by Anan family with at least one missile near the petrol station in Al-Soudaniya neighborhood in northwestern Gaza city.
Farmers frequently use plants such as legumes on fallow land to improve soil nutrients.