Living mulches offer a way to build fertility without tillage or synthetic inputs, while sequestering more carbon and cutting costs. But can they be achieved without a significant yield penalty?
Six farmers have been working with AHDB and Organic Research Centre through Innovative Farmers to find out. The group wanted to discover whether they can establish and successfully manage a permanent clover understory with the main goals of controlling weeds and fix nitrogen.
This field lab was supported by AHDB and Organic Arable.
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