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High-quality management is the most important factor in running a successful arable business – more important than even the quality of the land. But what does good management involve? Will Gemmill, head of farming at Strutt & Parker, sets out the skills and behaviours that give top growers the edge: 1. Focused on the crop Growers who achieve a consistent top 10% level of performance – hitting premium markets and pushing yields beyond the level their land type would suggest – are those that […]