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Nutrient Strategy – Green Manures

In this episode George Gauley is joined by David Fuller – Shapcott from Sweethope Farm, near Kelso along with Audrey Litterick from Earth care technical.

David uses a low tillage system alongside a winter – spring rotation as a method of improving soil health and organic matter. Over the years David has also had experience with integrating green manures into his system.

Audrey has over 25 years’ experience as a crop and environmental scientist. During the past 12 years she has specialised in composting and AD systems, fertilisers, and the use of composts dig estates and other organic materials in agriculture.

This podcast explores the use of Green manures in the borders. How can they be practically be incorporated into the arable system & what are some of the benefits?

a field of green manure

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