Third-generation farmers focus on sustainability in the Fens

Cambridgeshire brothers Mat and Lloyd Smith are taking bold steps to safeguard a sustainable future for their family's fenland arable farm. Teresa Rush reports

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Lloyd and Mat Smith

Lloyd and Mat Smith

Brothers, Mat and Lloyd Smith are not organic farmers, but they do have an ethos of doing what they believe is right for their family farming business, even if that means a departure from what might be...

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