Land drainage© William Morfoot
Growers are increasingly taking land out of production to revamp ageing and inefficient drainage systems as a result of desperately low commodity prices, according to UK drainage company Cotterill Civils. Extremely wet conditions endured in recent seasons has also driven growers to decide to rest land and instead invest in land drainage to maximise crop yields once prices return. A survey of 400 farmers conducted at this year’s Cereals event revealed 65% had invested in land drainage over the past five […]
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