John Martin in a field of crops with sprayer behindJohn Martin. © Tim Scrivener
It’s a measure of John Martin’s determination to “get things right” that he would rather apply herbicides and fungicides in separate applications if a single application tank mix is likely to compromise either treatment. And any blackgrass daring to show its face on his 320ha (800 acre) all-arable farm in Dorset will quickly be taken by the scruff of its neck and stuffed into a hand-roguing sack. “That bag and a knapsack sprayer are among my most important bits of […]