Establishing a companion crop with forage maize could be the answer to the crop’s negative environmental effects, which are coming under increasing scrutiny from green groups. The maize area has increased significantly across the UK in recent years and cropping has intensified in traditional maize-growing regions, largely driven by the anaerobic digestion (AD) sector. This has led to concerns about its effects on soils, with the open and late-harvested crop leaving land prone to soil erosion, nutrient leaching, rutting and […]