Project Lamport

Innovative Agronomy - a new development approach to controlling grassweeds

Contact us to see how we can help on 0115 939 0202 or enquiries@agrovista.co.uk

 

Heavy land rotational trial in its sixth year





For 2019 Project Lamport looks into:

  • Long-term rotational systems to control blackgrass and improve soil health
  • The best combination of cover crops and cultivations, delivered in partnership with soil experts
  • A comprehensive, replicated research project looking at the impact of cultivations, compaction and cover crops on soil structure, organic matter and microbiology


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    Exploring cultivation and soil compaction

    As part of our ongoing research at Project Lamport, we are exploring the link between soil compaction and blackgrass emergence.

    Getting the right balance between roots and metal is crucial in maintaining healthy soils.  


    Soil structure and cultivations specialist, Philip Wright explains more in the video below.


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     SOIL COMPACTION TRIALS

     

     

     Project Lamport is supported by Bayer CropScience   

    With special thanks to:

     

     

23/08/2019

'Exceptional' OSR Performance in Cumbria

Shaw Hill Farm, Kirkbride close to the Solway Firth in Cumbria, JG & DE Hodgson have enjoyed their most productive oilseed rape year ever.

14/08/2019

Agrovista ramps up soil studies at flagship trials site

Agrovista has extended its Project Lamport flagship trials in Northamptonshire with an increasing focus on soil health to help growers overcome blackgrass and grow more profitable cereal crops

02/08/2019

New service aims to restore farm soils to peak condition

Agrovista has launched a comprehensive soil health offer to help growers optimise the productivity and sustainability of their soils