Close-up of cover crop in a field
Four years of farm trials have helped one grower identify which cover crop mix delivers the highest spring barley yields on light land.   Essex farm manager Jeremy Durrant of EW Davies Farms has been experimenting with several different cover crop mixes to improve the performance of spring cropping. He originally set out to see if cover crops could help with spring crop establishment, mainly by capturing and recycling nitrogen, but also by improving soil structure and preparing the ground […]