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Shuttleworth helping to save earth

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Shuttleworth College will be among the professionals of the farming community on June 23rd and 24th at the Groundswell show promoting soil sustainability.

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Dr Matt Horne, who has led international discussions on the threat to harvests from earth erosion, and Andrew Simpkins. agriculture machinery technician, will be displaying a Bomford Dyna Drive.

Designed in conjunction with the NIAE, the Dyna Drive enables successive cereal crops to be sown at reduced costs and in faster times than with traditional methods of cultivation.

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Shuttleworth College currently uses a version of the Dyna Drive to undertake cultivations across the estate to support cereal establishment. It is a simple and effective ground-driven cultivator, for use on all types of soil at high speed.

Entering its fifth year, The Groundswell event at Lannock Manor Farm, Hertfordshire provides a forum for farmers and anyone interested in food production or the environment to learn about the theory and practical applications of Conservation Agriculture or regenerative systems, including no-till, cover crops and re-introducing livestock into the arable rotation, with a view to improving soil health.

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