Arable farming is at a crossroads, with the pressures of weed and disease resistance forcing many to rethink rotations and cultivations rather than reaching for the chemical can. Years of continuous autumn cropping has seen Britain’s most damaging weed, blackgrass, spread like wildfire, while the overuse of some fungicides is making diseases tougher to control. Graphs showing the three key problems with arable farming This has led to a clarion call for a change away from monoculture and to bring […]