Farmer Bruce Shepherd standing in his field of maize with a tractor working behindBruce Shepherd © Karen Edwards
We have recently received some nice autumn rain. Winters are always dry in South Africa so late season rain is always appreciated.  This moisture will certainly help kick-start the cover crops I have aerially seeded into my maize.  I sow the cover crops by aeroplane to try to get them established before the winter dry season. See also: Which establishment system is best? 5 growers share their stories I have noticed in the British media a fair amount of discussion over […]