Mike Neaverson recently joined his family’s 250ha farming business in south Lincolnshire having spent the past five years working in farm management. Here, he describes how the farm, which currently grows combinable crops and sugar beet, has never before been in an environmental scheme. For us farmers in the Lincolnshire fens – an area remarkably devoid of hedges and other eligible features – obtaining enough points to satisfy the old environmental Entry Level Scheme was usually difficult without taking large […]