Expanding the rotation to grow maize, rye and sugar beet for anaerobic digestion has brought greater profitability and fertiliser cost savings to an East Anglian family farm. Anaerobic digestion has enjoyed a surge in popularity, with the crops grown specifically for bioenergy in the UK increasing more than threefold over the period 2008-2015 to 93,000ha. One grower playing a part of this upward trend is Ian Hall, who farms with his family just outside the Suffolk market town of Beccles. Mr Hall has […]