Soil Science Quotes (2 quotes)
Quand le sol aura ιtι interrogι, il rιpondra.
When the soil has been questioned, it will answer.
From La Seine-Infιrieure Historique et Archιologique: Ιpoques Gauloise, Romaine et Franque (1866), 388. Used as epigraph in Mortimer Wheeler, Archaeology from the Earth (1954), xii. English by Webmaster using Google translate.
A good farmer is nothing more nor less than a handy man with a sense of humus.
In 'The Practical Farmer' (Oct 1940), collected in One Mans Meat (1942), 218.