Oats are the best cereal crop to fit into an organic farming system as they suppress weeds and are a nutritious feed for livestock, according to one Gloucestershire estate. The Daylesford farm is focused largely on producing milk and meat, but oats and triticale are very useful break crops for old tired grassland on some of the estate’s heavier land. Senior farms manager Richard Smith says he looks for cereal crops with an upright growth habit to suppress weeds as […]