Vetch, grown as a cover cropVetch, grown as a cover crop
The short-term benefits of improved nutrient capture and weed suppression pay for the cost of establishing a cover crop, according to new data. This then leaves the longer-term benefits to soil health and any yield increases in the following crop as a free bonus. But many farmers are still missing out on these benefits, believes Limagrain seed sales specialist John Spence. He explains that the key driver for the uptake of cover cropping is to meet Basic Payment Scheme greening […]