The following are typical passages: " April is a good season for fallowing, if the earth breaks up behind the plough; for second fallowing after St John's Day when the dust rises behind the plough; for seed-ploughing when the earth is well settled and not too cracked; however, the busy man cannot be always waiting on the seasons."
Summer fallowing for wheat is a practice that has gained ground in the North-West Provinces.
Summer fallowing is, however, subject to one drawback: the strong growth which it induces is apt to retard the ripening of the grain.
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