Winter beans in flower in Suffolk
With sugar beet prices in the mire and soil fertility a growing concern, a Suffolk grower has made the difficult decision to ditch the crop and give winter beans a bigger part to play in his rotation. Michael Craske farms just outside the market town of Hadleigh, about 10 miles west of Ipswich, in partnership with his brother and mother. The family farm 625ha of arable land plus a further 95ha of grassland on a combination of Hanslope and Beccles series loamy […]