Oat and mustard cover crop mix.
Cover crops are finding a place in many rotations, as farmers look to improve their soil health, however, there are several factors to consider to get the most out of them. This is especially important when investing in seed, fertiliser, slug pellets, labour and machinery to establish a cover crop. There are many potential benefits, one being the 25-40% reduction in nutrient leaching loss compared with cultivated soil. With a shift of cross-compliance emphasis to the prevention of soil loss by maintaining […]