Catch Crop

Cross farmer

New Member
How late can we sow a catch crop before Winter wheat is sown ? Late harvest prevented us from being able to establish earlier but want to do something to rectify damaged soil after last years wet drilling conditions.


When are you planning to drill your wheat???? What ever you drill now won't do very much, perhaps some cheap mustard and or buckwheat which will flower in 40 days when conditions are right.
To rectify soul damage you need big deep rooting crops which it's too late for now

Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

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Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Written by Lisa Applin

In July, we opened the applications window for farmers to join our Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot.

The Sustainable Farming Incentive is 1 of the 3 new environmental land management schemes. It sits alongside the future Local Nature Recovery and Landscape Recovery schemes.

Through the Sustainable Farming Incentive, farmers will be paid for environmentally sustainable actions – ones that are simple to do and do not require previous agri-environment scheme experience.

We are piloting the scheme to...