Arable Farming-Problems and Solutions

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Arable Farming-Problems and Solutions

  1. 1. Arable Farming<br />Problems and solutions<br />
  2. 2. Problem Solution<br />Extended periods of dry, hot weather deprives crops of water and stops them growing well<br />irrigation<br />Decrease of soil fertility in certain fields, and requiring a fallow field<br />Crop rotation<br />Spray them with pesticides<br />Crops being eaten by insects<br />
  3. 3. Problem Solution<br />Using good farming practices such as proper crop rotation and the use of manure as a fertiliser <br />Overcultivation<br />Lack of income if crops do not grow well<br />Rent out holiday homes on farm<br />Goods perish quickly<br />Locate farm near to market, transport goods as soon as possible.<br />

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