Direct drilling wheat © Tim Scrivener© Tim Scrivener
No-till – the art of drilling seed directly into the soil in one swift pass without any cultivation or seed-bed preparation – has a growing fan base. Almost one-fifth of all combinable crops in the UK were established using this method in 2016, according to results of a cultivations and cover crop grower survey conducted by Cranfield University researcher Tom Storr. Popular events such as Groundswell, an independent no-till farming conference hosted by farmers for farmers, was again brimming with […]