VIDEO: Farmer digs trenches to protect fields

A farmer is digging trenches around his fields in a novel way to curb poaching and prevent joyriders from damaging his crops.

Rob Gardner, farm manager at Manor Farm in Upton Grey, a village near Basingstoke, Hants, is using a single-furrow forestry plough to dig trenches around the perimeter of his fields.

Farmers Weekly’s Philip Case went to find out more.

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