No till vs ultra min till

James Hughes is interested in trialling results between ultra low tillage with organic methods, and no-till with some minimal herbicide use to see what yields most.

He is interested in trialling organic methods with targeted ultra-low disturbance tillage. Fertility building using cover crops and perennial diverse mixes (grasses/legumes/herbs etc) and grazing with ultra low disturbance tillage for sward destruction plus mechanical weed control. Using zero artificial fertilisers/fungicides/herbicides/insecticides/molluscicides etc.

And comparing this to:

No-till with targeted herbicide use. Fertility building using cover crops and perennial diverse mixes (grasses/legumes/herbs etc) and grazing with very occasional herbicide use for sward destruction or weed control. Using no-till, and zero artificial fertilisers/fungicides/insecticides/molluscicides etc

If you are interested in exploring this idea, get in touch. 

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