Scientists at Rothamsted Research are looking for farmers to help them with two studies around sustainable pest regulation and yield decline at the edge of fields.
The first study is part of a new EU-funded project that aims to more effectively deploy or ‘stack’ pest management and pollination services in farmed landscapes.
Farmers are being asked to complete a 30-minute telephone interview – if you can help, please contact Todd Jenkins on 01582 938587 or email him at dG9kZC5qZW5raW5zQHJvdGhhbXN0ZWQuYWMudWs=.
The second study aims to determine whether yield decline at the edge of fields is moderated by certain types of boundary and identify relationships between the proximity to landscape features that support ecosystem services and yield effects.
If you have any Yield Monitor data (past, present, future, any crop) that you could potentially share with Rothamsted, please contact Sam Cook at c2FtLmNvb2tAcm90aGFtc3RlZC5hYy51aw==.