Cover crops can pay for themselves with higher subsequent crop yields and reduced spring cultivation, while giving long-term benefits to soil structure and blackgrass control. These crops could become part of the rotation on many arable farms and may be one method used to overcome the yield plateau seen in wheat, say agronomists. Marc Bull, southern technical adviser for cover crop seed supplier Kings, says seed for these crops will cost £20-50/ha, but growers should see real financial benefits. “On […]