Ploughed furrow© Tim Scrivener
Benchmarking growing costs and crop performance is a powerful tool for highlighting weaker-performing parts of an arable business, particularly when it’s done as part of a local discussion group. One example is the AHDB’s network of Monitor Farms across the UK, with on-farm meetings with farmers sharing experiences and learning from others. Two AHDB Monitor Farmers, one in Scotland and one in East Anglia, share their experiences and outline how they have raised their business performance in the past year. […]