bee pollinating clover© Mark Sanderson
Planting and managing flower-rich mixes to support wild pollinators can bring an economic benefit to arable businesses by raising crop performance. Research conducted over six years by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has shown that by encouraging pollinating insects such as bees, farmers can make uncropped and cropped areas work together to improve crop yields and quality. Providing they choose the right measures for wildlife, put them in the right place and manage them in the right way, there […]