One mixed farming enterprise is maximising its output and reducing blackgrass problems by growing the perennial energy crop miscanthus. South Lincolnshire farmer Mark Richardson began growing miscanthus on problem land that was previously in an arable crop rotation five years ago. As well as optimising land use on the mixed 1,250ha estate in Bourne, it has also allowed the family to fulfil their desire to bring livestock back to the farm, having paved the way for the establishment of a […]