Improving soil quality & water management for
more resilient & profitable farming
A collaborative programme by Yorkshire Water & Future Food Solutions Improving soil quality &
water management for
more resilient & profitable
farming
Improving soil quality &
water management for more
resilient & profitable farming
Improving soil quality & water management for
more resilient & profitable farming

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Year 2 Pilot Site Meetings: Shipton by Beningbrough and Elvington

The first meeting hosted by David Blacker at his Skelton farm, looked at winter wheat and spring beans, both grown following the use of cover crops last autumn. The wheat pictured below was in great health, with large flag leaves a good overall dark shade of green and no sign [...]

Sustainable Landscapes Cover Crop of the Year Competition 2019

A key part of improving soil structure and water quality is to increase the amount of organic matter in the soil. A 1% increase in organic matter per acre increases water holding capacity by 21,000 gallons per acre. This reduces soil erosion, nutrient loss, potential flooding and increases the amount [...]

Year 2 Pilot Site Meetings: Shipton by Beningbrough and Elvington

The first meeting hosted by David Blacker at his Skelton farm, looked at winter wheat and spring beans, both grown following the use of cover crops last autumn. The wheat pictured below was in great health, with large flag leaves a good overall dark shade of green and no sign [...]

Sustainable Landscapes Cover Crop of the Year Competition 2019

A key part of improving soil structure and water quality is to increase the amount of organic matter in the soil. A 1% increase in organic matter per acre increases water holding capacity by 21,000 gallons per acre. This reduces soil erosion, nutrient loss, potential flooding and increases the amount [...]

Year 2 Pilot Site Meetings: Shipton by Beningbrough and Elvington

The first meeting hosted by David Blacker at his Skelton farm, looked at winter wheat and spring beans, both grown following the use of cover crops last autumn. The wheat pictured below was in great health, with large flag leaves a good overall dark shade of green and no sign [...]

Sustainable Landscapes Cover Crop of the Year Competition 2019

A key part of improving soil structure and water quality is to increase the amount of organic matter in the soil. A 1% increase in organic matter per acre increases water holding capacity by 21,000 gallons per acre. This reduces soil erosion, nutrient loss, potential flooding and increases the amount [...]

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