Wheat field in Canada© Rex
No-tillage and cover crops are the way forward for one Canadian grower who is swapping his machinery for deep-rooting plants to boost his profits. The switch has also helped Blake Vince to cut fertiliser and fuel costs while helping to improve the health of his soils by building up organic matter. Mr Vince farms more than 520ha of land near the shores Lake Erie in Merlin, Ontario, with a rotation that includes maize, soya beans and winter wheat. “The soil […]