Dan Belcher

Dan Belcher

2022

Dan is a fourth-generation farmer at March House Farm near Melton Mowbray, which has been farmed by the family for over 100 years. A traditional mixed family run Leicestershire farm, which consists of rig and furrow permanent pasture, rich in natural grasses and herbs, with small-hedged fields, protecting natural wildlife and the environment. Regenerative farming processes, including minimal cultivation and direct drilling, are a main focus for the farm’s future; farming in harmony with the environment.

 

Grassland: Back to Basics

Barenbrug Grass Tent

Whether you’re an old hand at grassland matters, or thinking about introducing it to your rotation, this session promises something for everyone. How do you prepare a field for grass? When should you drill? What’s the best way to manage a new ley? How do you maintain an established pasture? What’s the secret of good […]

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