NEWS & INSIGHT
UK agriculture has continuously been striving for higher yields and increased profitability for many decades. But time has shown that a profitable solution does not come in a bottle or a bag. Contrary to received wisdom, growing profitable crops is not solely related...
Many farmers have been attracted enticed by the £382 per hectare stewardship payment for implementing a herbal ley, often overlooking potential downsides.
Should Robert Rodale’s core principles for regenerative agriculture be the founding principles for the current soil health evolution? Jonathan Holmes investigates.
Lordington Park Agronomy is helping Lavant Equestrian improve their soil structure and create better quality grasses for their horses.
Galloway Stud at Woburn is well-known for producing top-quality foals for the bloodstock industry – my recent visit showed outstanding work.
Loss of Ignition compared to the Dumas test when testing for soil organic matter levels, and the implications for soil function and C:N ratios.
The living driveway is a great alternative to tarmac or concrete paving stones – strong enough to park cars on but environmentally friendly too.
Many HPR owners struggle to manage their dogs by letting them hunt before they have established respect, trust and control.
Learn more about our project with Galloway Stud in Woburn – how best to generate healthy happy foals growing on Loamy Sand soil.
Jonathan Holmes of Lordington Park Agronomy has achieved a BASIS Foundation Award in Organic Farming certification.
Everybody’s talking about ‘carbon capture’ and increasing soil carbon; we say ‘bring on the worms’!
Lordington Park Agronomy is delighted to announce that it has chosen Shiresmill Therapy Riding Centre as its Charity of the Year for 2022.
Everyone tells you to grow ryegrass, yet Cocksfoot can yield as much as ryegrass and is completely weather tolerant.
If we consider how grass grows, then we can better understand our horses’ behaviour. Grass Tetany occurs when diet is too high in potassium.
Five years I was asked to help investigate problems on a farm where the son had taken over a few years before and had been moving away from a plough-based system into organic manure applications, a minimum tillage regimen, and was considering cover crops. He...