Worm on worm casts
Mark Humphrey’s use of green compost on his Buckinghamshire farm has resulted in bumper milling wheat and maize yields on his poor, hungry gravel soils. Using council-collected garden waste for more than a decade has led to healthier soils with an increase in earthworms, and it also made his light land less drought prone in dry summers. Wheat and maize yields have responded with breadmaking wheat varieties topping 10t/ha and maize averaging 38t/ha on his gravel land, once deemed only […]