Film: Three farmers come together to research no till and cover crops

Resource explained

This is the first of a series of short films telling the story of Innovative Farmers. Thames Water are facilitating a no till and cover crop farming field lab in the Evenlode river catchment to enable farmers to trial more water sensitive farming practices. This film catches up with 3 of these farmers who are embarking on 5 years of farmer-led research to look at longer-term soil and water health benefits of these farming practices.

Findings & recommendations

  • Find out more about the ‘No till and cover crops for smarter water catchments’ field lab here.
  • Get involved in your own farmer-led research! To keep informed of how this field lab and others are progressing or if you have your own ideas for a field lab, you can contact the Innovative Farmers team to find out how to get involved.


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Innovative Farmers

Edited by:

Janie Caldbeck

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