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Cultivation and Tillage
Welcome to our news page. Keep up with news from the farm, the latest developments in sustainability, and other relevant articles and pieces of information that we feel like throwing your way!
The effects of reduced tillage practices and organic material additions on the carbon content of arable soils
10th Sep 2019
5th Dec 2018
Sharing best practice and innovation through championing farmers who are improving their soils.
26th Sep 2017
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and the British Beet Research Organisa
7th Aug 2017
The write ups of the farm walks that were held with the top three Soil Farmers of 2017 are now live!
23rd Mar 2017
Source: Indiana Prairie Farmer, Tom Bechman, 20th Feb 2017
5th Sep 2016
Tillage has received considerable attention from researchers and policy makers concerned with climate change mitigation and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. As farmers and growers we have choice
15th Jul 2016
The video below comes from the USDA natural resources department and is all about soil.
5th Nov 2015
The Science of Soil Health: Using cover crops to soak up nutrients for the next crop.
3rd Apr 2014
Following on from the blogs over the last few weeks on different tillage options and fuel saving strategies, here at FCCT we thought it would be a good idea to highlight some case studies of farmer
3rd Apr 2014
With the economic and environmental problems concerning the dependence of our society on petroleum products, comes and increasing pressure on agricultural viability and for very good reasons: fuel