A tractor works in a field© Peter Cartwright
Improving soil structure is the cornerstone of a strategy to beat blackgrass on one Lincolnshire estate and it is showing the benefit as, after six years, the vicious weed is no longer having an impact on crop yields. While winter wheat yields had been languishing at about 8.5t/ha when the problem was at its worst, Revesby Estate farm manager Peter Cartwright says that 10t/ha has now “come and gone,” with 11t/ha now firmly in his sights, and 5t/ha from oilseed […]