Winter wheat being drilled on a no-tillage system© Tim Scrivener
Government plans to support reduced-tillage cultivation methods have divided opinion among farmers. Defra secretary Michael Gove pledged support for min-till and no-till techniques after the UK leaves the EU in a speech on Thursday (15 March). Details of any planned scheme are yet to be announced – but Mr Gove’s promise has already provoked a heated debate among growers. See also: Gove pledges support for no-till farmers Some farmers welcomed the idea, saying min-till and no-till methods brought environmental and […]
This article is for registered users.
To continue reading register for free...
Register for free with Farmers Weekly

Register for free to read this article, and for access to:

  • Exclusive news
  • Insight and opinion
  • Market and farming trends

Already registered? Sign in.

...or to get unlimited access to