Yes you farm in Arid land like Israel and leave the "bulk of land" to be taken over by weeds and thorns.<quoted text>
Out here in the more advanced part of the world, we dont use inorganic fertilizers and tillage methods in the same excessive fashion that you do, so no, we dont share that problem.
If you want an example of better methods, adapted to arid land, you dont have to go any further than your favorite country - Israel.
Syria used to have an excellent dryland program as well, but I understand the war drove the director back to Europe and the program is closed.
I thought that you are supposed to be the "genius" on this thread.
But may be it is for Hugh Be and Joel and the gang.