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How do your cropping costs and technical performance compare with other businesses and are you spending too much on cultivations? These are valuable questions as farmers grapple with narrowing margins resulting from lower wheat and oilseed rape prices and rising input costs. “If you don’t measure it, you can’t manage it,” explains Nick Blake, director of Andersons Eastern.  See also: Two farmers explain how benchmarking helped them cut their costs  That’s the principle behind benchmarking,he says, adding that it’s a process that allows […]