Overhauling the arable side of an estate using integrated farm management principles has helped secure its long-term future, by creating a more sustainable system. A more diverse rotation and a focus on soil health are the two most obvious signs of the new approach being taken at Sir Richard Sutton Ltd, a mixed farming estate at Stainton le Vale, near Market Rasen, Lincolnshire. The estate, which spans a 30-mile radius and covers 3,490ha in total, encompasses free draining chalk land […]