Dr Alastair Leake has a BSc in Horticultural Science and PhD in Organic and Integrated Farming Systems. He is director of GWCT’s 300 ha Allerton Research and Demonstration farm in Leicestershire, where intensive farming and exceptional levels of biodiversity co-exist. The farm is involved in a number of high profile & innovative research projects. Alastair is a BASIS registered Agronomist and Trainer.
The five year results of our long-term Conservation Agriculture trial, developing a scientific understanding of a combinable cropping system based on conservation ag principles to move toward a more sustainable rotation, primarily based on a comparison between conventional inversion tillage, minimum tillage and direct drilling systems. We have collected a huge amount of data to […]