Q&A recap from YEN awards event - worms

Leslie

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Q: What is the quickest way to increase your worms numbers, especially the deep burrowing ones?

A: Minimum or no till has been proven to favour development of Lumbricus terrestris earthworms whose burrows generally extend from the soil surface to the deepest root (1 to 2 m depth). Additionally, deep rooting crops will aid earthworm burrows due to the production of soil pores and also increasing organic matter deeper in the soil profile. Suggested crops include ryegrass, oats and clover.

What are your observations on worms? Any information that others could benefit from?
 

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ADAMA has announced the launch of a new range of easy-to-use packaging for its portfolio of herbicide, fungicide and insecticide products. Featuring design elements which are the result of feedback from farmers and sprayer operators, the new containers make it easier, quicker and safer to use ADAMA’s range of crop protection products.

The new 5-litre containers feature a standard 63mm diameter pouring neck which is now sealed with a...
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