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Only 3% of the UK arable area is farmed using Conservation Agriculture (zero tillage), much lower than other parts of the world. Anthony Pope argues why more farmers should consider this approach. There has been a huge increase in agricultural productivity over the past 100 years, but the world must increase its food production by a further 60% in the next 40 years. Feeding the world in 2050 and beyond will need additional crop production intensification and optimisation. See also: Future-proof […]