Ploughing along the contours of the land in order to minimize soil erosion.
More example sentences
- Educators need the equivalent of the tractor, contour plowing, and hybridization.
- Programmes were instituted to fill dongas, build contour banks, and promote contour ploughing.
- Jefferson was aware of the problem, and tried to mitigate it by what we would term contour ploughing on his hilly estate.
Definition of contour ploughing in:
- The US English dictionary