Children Play in During Sorghum Harvest

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The thick black earth that gets deposited in a flood can be home to two or three crop rotations before there is another flood.  The amount of water contained in this muck after a flood could not be duplicated with irrigation...They are harvesting sorghum in the Karo village called Labuk.  Karo are sedentary agriculturists that do flood recession agriculture on the banks of the Omo...
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The thick black earth that gets deposited in a flood can be home to two or three crop rotations before there is another flood. The amount of water contained in this muck after a flood could not be duplicated with irrigation...They are harvesting sorghum in the Karo village called Labuk. Karo are sedentary agriculturists that do flood recession agriculture on the banks of the Omo...
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