With Defra targets of increasing agroforestry to 10 per cent of all arable land by 2050, farmers are concerned about the finances and practicality of this for the farm business
Producers growing cereals for animal feed have been advised to harvest their crops at the earliest opportunity, rather than wait for the moisture to come close to 14 per cent.
Alex and Joanna Wilcox live and farm with their three sons at Hill Farm near Downham Market on the Norfolk County Council Stow Estate. Covering 240 hectares of Fen silty clay loam, they grow winter milling wheat, winter feed barley, spring malting barley, spring beans and sugar beet.
Dee Bank Farm, Mount Road, Leek, Staffordshire,