Strip-tillage doubles soil organic matter – Crops July 2016 Issue

23rd July 2016

Switching to a strip-tillage approach has substantially increased soil organic matter and improved the heavy clay soils on the Worcestershire farm owned by machinery innovator Martin Lole.

He believes strip-drilling direct into stubbles has overcome poor soil structure caused by ploughing and excessive cultivation, reduced capital investment in machinery and cut labour costs.

It has also increased crop yields,adding to gains in profit margin.

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