Direct drilling into cover crops in field
Growing an autumn-established cover crop of black oats and vetch followed by a spring crop can help control resistant blackgrass while maintaining a profitable rotation on heavy land. However, careful spring management is critical to ensure the technique delivers this control. See also: Cover crops aid soil structure in blackgrass battle Seed sales of cover crops specifically designed to help blackgrass control suggest a significant number of growers nationally are trying the technique this season, says Agrovista technical manager Mark Hemmant. […]