Clover companion crops

gatewood

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Arable Farmer
Recently, I've been growing some clovers in pots to cut and use as a source of nitrogen (clovers are legumes). But I've been curious about the clovers that usually grow alongside weeds and decided to remove the weeds only and let the clovers grow with my plants and crops (letting them shed their biomass, hoping that once it decomposes, they'll add some free ammonia in the ground).

Anyone has any experience with clovers? You think this is a good idea?
 

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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...
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