Spreading slurry
A Yorkshire-based mixed-farming enterprise is being well rewarded for introducing spring malting barley into its rotation, cutting production costs and providing good financial returns. Brothers David and Simon Hall manage about 405ha of blow-away sands to heavy clays in the Vale of Pickering, on the southern edge of the North York Moors National Park. In the recent past, cropping had consisted of winter wheat, oilseed rape and winter barley, but a by-product of the farm’s thriving 650 sow pig unit […]