Adapt cropping & pocket the benefit

Allison, Richard; Buss, Jessica
November 2002
Farmers Weekly;11/8/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 19, p45
Trade Publication
Reports that adopting cropping can benefit both suckler cows and arable rotation according to Roger Kent of Longford Farms. Wheat crops used in the rotation; Technique used by the farm on its crops; Benefits of grazing cattle to arable grounds.


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