This film on soil health and improvement by Dr Andrew Wilkinson is part of our science team at The Sourdough School, bringing his specialist knowledge in grain.
This is GROUNDBREAKING research that changed the face of organic farming in the UK has been published as part of a Northumberland miller’s PhD.
Dr Andrew Wilkinson, owns and runs Gilchester Organics with wife Sybille, recently published his PhD, which he completed at Newcastle University.
His doctorate, entitled ‘Improving the organic management and utilisation of organic break making wheat’ was the result of 17 years work and includes pioneering research into the organic farming of grains not used in this country for generations. “Prior to my research, there was a lack of knowledge about organic cereal farming in the UK. For instance, the considered wisdom was that you couldn’t produce milling quality organic wheat this far north,” he said.
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