The best soil in Denmark


In 1805, the Exchequer assigned a group of land surveyors to find Denmark's best farming land. They found it just beyond Niels Nielausen's farm No. 16 in the village of Karlsunde, south of Copenhagen. This fertile, well-drained and slightly chalky soil was…

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Danmarks bedste jord ligger brak

Fra Vendalsgård ser man her ud over jorden, der fik bonitet 24. Jordbundsprofessoren har svært ved at overbevise et helt hold studerende, for jorden ligger jo bare ubenyttet hen i dag!

Danmarks bedste jord ligger brak

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The land surveyors reported: According to these tests, we find the soil from Karlslunde Mark from…

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