Early results from farmer-led trials investigating the effects of applying compost tea to crops has found it can boost spring barley yields by up to 50%. Innovative Farmers, part of the Duchy Future Farming Programme, is trialling compost tea applications on two organic farms and one conventional arable unit in England, has released initial results from the field research. One of the farms has seen yields increase 35-50% on Westminster spring barley in the first year of application testing, while […]