Farmer Andy Barr in a field of OSR© Alexandra Joseph
After discovering more about mycorrhizal fungi during a recent visit to a local manufacturer, I’m wondering if growing oilseed rape with an added legume could even give a boost to the following wheat crop. This companion crop should continue to host the helpful fungi, whereas they are more likely to die off in pure oilseed rape. Does my blind optimism have no bounds? Well, I do wonder about direct drilling after peas as they just don’t seem to contain enough […]