Chaff deck
A handy tool that collects the chaff as it is flung out of the combine’s back end has been trialled this year by an Essex arable farmer looking for extra weaponry in his battle against grassweeds. Farm manager Jeremy Durrant has been fine-tuning his system since taking the reins at Essex arable farm EW Davies back in 2009, where the old plough-based rotation was returning plateauing yields with an increasing reliance on chemicals. See also: 16 nifty retrofit items to […]