Mark-Hemmant-in cover-cropMark Hemmant in spring showing success of cover crop
Selecting the right species is critical to the success of autumn cover crops when tackling blackgrass in badly infested fields. The system developed by Agrovista then enables growers to profit from a relatively clean crop of spring wheat, as demonstrated by Project Lamport. The trial site in Northamptonshire has a severe resistant blackgrass problem and back in 2011. It had a population of 2,000 plants/sq m, explains Agrovista’s national trials co-ordinator Niall Atkinson. See also: Plan cover crops with care to […]