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Real Life Case, Huw Hunter, Midlothian region, Scotland

Focus on minimum tillage, crop rotation and residue management

     
Midlothian, Eastern Scotland Huw Hunter

In Scotland SmartSOIL partner Alistair McVitie spoke to Huw Hunter who runs a 214ha mixed farm in Midlothian.  Huw uses a combination of minimum tillage, manure and cover crops to restore previously poorly managed soil.  He has witnessed a slow recovery of the soil as the soil organic matter has built up.

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Revised 25.09.2015