South African farmer Bruce Shepherd in his crop© Karen Edwards
We have started to harvest our soya beans and while the yield isn’t great, I am very grateful for what we are getting. There was a point in January when I questioned whether the combine would go in at all. Following the combine is a no-till drill, planting an eight-species cover crop mix. Winter is traditionally our dry, fallow period, so planting anything in autumn is hit and miss. The reason I try is because I feel the potential benefits […]