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Managing cover crops

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23rd Mar 2017
Source: Indiana Prairie Farmer, Tom Bechman, 20th Feb 2017
28th Aug 2015
A few weeks ago (back when the sun was shining and there was hope that we would have a nice hot summer!) I was getting ready for presenting at the National Organic Combinable Crops event and sortin
18th Jun 2014
With increasing legislation in terms of chemicals permitted to control soilborne pests, any cultural options that can help improve yields and reduce pest and disease levels ins always advantageous.
13th Jun 2014
Cereals has been on this week, and as such the spotlight is shining on new Research and Development projects that are running (as well as lots of shiny new kit to look at!).
12th Jun 2014
Below is a link to an interesting video that pinged into the FCCT inbox this week from Controlled Traffic Farming Europe about the use of cover crops in controlled traffic farming systems.
5th Jun 2014
So following on with this month’s theme of cover cropping, I have come acros
28th May 2014
This month here at FCCT we will be looking at the subject of cover crops
17th Jun 2013
Soil helps to store a third of the carbon on Earth, so using cover crops to keep more of that carbon underground could help farmers of all kinds to slow the pace of climate change.