Margins are better than no cover at all

Leggott, Mark
February 2008
Farmers Weekly;2/29/2008, p73
Trade Publication
The author comments on the call for in-field measures to mitigate the loss of set-aside made by Gareth Morgan of the Royal Society for Protection of Birds (RSPB). The author says grass strips and buffer zones is better than no cover at all and are the easiest to manage. He adds that if the RSPB has given more thought to how farmers with 4 meter drills would lose their tramlining sequence as they attempt to lift up the drill in the field, they would realise why perhaps the uptake of this option has been so low.


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