Beef cattle stand behind a fence in a field© Chalotte Cunningham
Healthy soils lead to healthy crops – but what many farmers fail to realise is they also lead to healthy livestock, too. Martin Howard, an organic beef farmer in Cornwall, has witnessed the benefits first-hand and recently won the Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group’s Devon bronze otter award for his long-term commitment to sustainable farming. A second-generation farmer, Mr Howard has been farming at Lower Northcott Farm, near Launceston, for more than 40 years. See also: How soil sampling can improve […]