Willow is harvested every three to four years depending on the plant growth. Harvesting is done during the dormant season in winter (mid-October to early March) after leaf fall and before bud break.
Bale Grazing is a simple method of out wintering dry cows often used in North America.
Improving soils by building soil organic matter is a win, win situation for everyone.
Net zero is not just about emissions, it's also about balancing the amount of greenhouse gas released with the amount removed across your entire farm business.
Cover crops are usually planted within arable rotations between cash crops. They provide a multitude of benefits including building soil fertility, improving soil health and enhancing above and below…
Willow as a biomass crop – All the information in an easy-to-read Factsheet.
The Lot 1 Innovation project ‘Accelerating Willow Breeding and Deployment’ project led by Rothamsted Research has just released a ‘Growers guide to short rotation coppice willow (SRCw) varieties for…
In the past twenty years woody biomass has been recognised as an important biomass source which can be used primarily for heat generationcombustion.
These guidelines are designed to introduce farmers to a new crop.
Scientists are working to understand how plants engage with soil microorganisms, so we can reactivate them.