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Shallow ploughing is nothing new. In fact the practice has been around ever since man decided – some time in pre-history – that inversion tillage was the way forward. Since then, various bits of kit have come and gone that employ the concept of just flicking over the surface layer. In the 1960s growers tried disc ploughs and in 1980s square ploughs made a brief appearance. See also: Tillage-Live: latest cultivators take on blackgrass More recently, big names such as […]