Soil and water: a source for life!
A simple experiment to show how water retention works in agriculture.
If the soil is barren, a lot of water & top soil washes off.
If the soil is rich in organic matter or even better, has cover crops, then it not only retails water, but also all the nutrients.
To watch a fun experiment proving that this actually works, click here and enjoy!
Check out key factors for Soil and water: a source for life! on the the Food and Agriculture Organization for the United Nations website.