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PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;6/27/2008, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that under-canopy clover, an organic growers' technique to provide crop nitrogen, and strip tillage are among ideas to reduce energy use being explored in TAG's New Farming Systems long-term trials, which is now in its second year. Fertiliser and fuel account for about 75% of the energy needed to grow wheat, noted researcher Ron Stobart. According to Nathan Morris, compared with ploughing, the savings were about 40%.
ACCESSION #
32999440

 

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