Drilling rye as a cover crop© Tim Scrivener
Farmers who have chosen cover or catch crops as part of their 2015 ecological focus areas (EFAs) are being reminded that the clock is ticking to get them established. Richard Wordsworth, the NFU’s chief Basic Payment Scheme adviser, said farmers not using the undersown grass cover in the previous crop to meet the rules were advised to establish the right mix in good time. In England, to count as an EFA in 2015, catch crops must be established by 31 […]
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