Tramlines in a field of winter wheat© Tim Scrivener
Recent years have seen a renewed interest in soil health in a bid to raise yields. Most farmers will agree that repeatedly driving on fields with heavy machinery causes damage, especially when it’s wet. They will also admit that soil behaves differently when it isn’t being squashed all the time, giving them opportunities to reduce the amount of tillage, drill at the optimum time, cut their fuel consumption and improve soil drainage. So it’s not surprising that 44,000ha across Europe […]