Direct drilling winter wheat on a no-till system© Tim Scrivener
Adopting the fundamental principles of “conservation agriculture” has huge potential for nursing depleted arable soils back to health and correct implementation is key to its success. Conservation agriculture is defined as a way of achieving sustainable and profitable farming using three core principles – minimal soil disturbance, permanent soil cover and crop rotations. There has been mass adoption of conservation agriculture around the world and it has been particularly successful in more arid regions such as Australia and North and […]