Jonathan Francis
Tree planting and sheep husbandry go hand-in-hand. Rhian Price finds out why. Welsh beef and sheep farmer Jonathan Francis has planted just under 15,000 trees in the past 12 months to help improve the productivity of his 63ha farm. With the support of agri-environment schemes, 6.1ha of planting and 4.02km of fencing has been carried out by contractors at Tyn-Yr-Wtra Farm, Caersws, Powys, to increase biosecurity, improve grassland quality and create shelter. On the lower ground substantial rainfall had left […]