The Ramial Chipped Wood technique

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The Ramial Chipped Wood technique, which has been tested for 30 years, is a way of cultivating soils without any ploughing, input locations and very little water. This farming method consists in grinding small branches, twigs and branches with a diameter of 1 to 6 cm and spreading them on the soil, to form a layer full of nutritive substances ; these are produced by the wood decomposing and enriching the humus. Adding this layer makes it possible to restore “poor” farmland. This technique has been tested in many countries: the Ukraine, Belgium, Canada, Senegal, the Dominican Republic…

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