Getting back to basics and widening crop rotations with a focus on improving soil health and the environment is helping one Cotswold estate prepare for a bright future. Located 20 miles south of the spa town of Cheltenham, the Down Ampney Estate spans about 2,750ha of mostly silty clay loam soils on the edge of the rolling Cotswold hills in Gloucestershire. Since the estate was sold off along with 11 other Co-operative Group farms in 2014, farm manager James Taylor has been busy […]