combcut-mechanical-weeder© Andrew Meredith
Four mechanical weeders were put through their paces on organic arable land at the Royal Agriculture University research farm as part of a demonstration day. Hosted in collaboration with Innovative Farmers, a farmer-led research organisation supported by the Soil Association, the event was an opportunity to see both high- and low-tech machines being put through their paces. With chemical weed control coming under pressure from resistance problems and regulators, a return to other forms of control as part of a […]