David Clarke

David Clarke


Soils and Farming Systems Research Technician at NIAB, providing technical support to research projects investigating cultivations, cover cropping, rotations and the use of manure and soil amendments I am also a CENTA PhD candidate at Cranfield University researching how to better manage spatial and temporal variation in productivity across farm.

Tilling Your Cover or Complex Ley; Relative Merits of Strategies

NIAB Seminar Tent

As part of their long-term soil improvement, many farmers have successfully integrated winter cover crops into their rotation. Some have the long term aim to minimise or even eliminate exposure of bare soil at any time throughout the year. Others have taken this theme a step further and have introduced longer term use of cover […]