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Organic Conversion

On the in-hand farm, the way we farm is as important as what we farm. We aim for efficiency and high standards within the clear framework of farming as part of a sustainable environment.

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The fabric of the farm

Around 750 ha of the farm is dedicated to livestock production, farmed organically: a conversion process which started in 2016.

Natural biodiversity

Certified by Soil Association we have developed our low-input farming further to reduce bought-in inputs and demonstrate a self-supporting, sustainable farming system. By managing the farm and wider landscape as one we benefit both and help to promote natural biodiversity.

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Organic rotations

Rotations focus on fertility built during grazing, then released back into cereal feed: 5 years of fertility build for 2 years of harvested crops.