Switching from min-till to no-till and using permanent tramlines has not only cut establishment costs by £70/ha, it has allowed one Cotswold grower to improve his key asset – soil. Nick August admits that the main reason for moving from min-till to direct drilling eight years ago was to cut his establishment costs by reducing the number of passes, fuel and wearing parts. Since then, the environment has moved up the agenda and he now believes it has a key […]