By applying mulch to your soil, can you reduce or prevent drought stress in your crops?
First mulching and then sowing, it doesn't get neater than that! At the Experimental Platform for Agroecology in Hansbeke two overseeders were tested on 2 June 2021.
On July 30, 2020, at the Experimental Platform for Agroecology in Hansbeke (PPAE Hansbeke) four techniques were applied on one plot to temporarily destroy grassland with minimal tillage.
On May 7, 2020, we started setting up two composting lines at the Experimental Platform for Agroecology in Hansbeke. Both composition and machine selection proved to be important.
From cover crop to mulch layer for resilient soil.
On November 6, 2020, organic baking wheat was sown on plots number 1 and 24 (3.6 hectares). After the October rain, seeding was waited until the condition of the field was dry.