Ian Farrant

Ian Farrant

2022

Ian Farrant farms 600ac at Underley, with 300ac of grassland comprising permanent pasture and ryegrass and white clover leys. There is also 100ac of maize to finish cattle, 150ac of wheat and the remaining 150ac is woodland. He is a beef finisher from Herefordshire, finishing 750 per year for Dovecote on a forage-based system. He’s planted lupins this year to improve soil health and structure and provide a home-grown protein source. He also had a number of herbal leys that he grazes and is an AHDB Beef & Lamb monitor farm.

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Making regenerative farming work for your business? Using tissue/sap testing to monitor and reduce inputs, create the optimum regenerative dairy farming system, reducing artificial fertiliser inputs on grassland and using biological products to best effect? These are just a handful of questions that our arable and livestock AHDB Strategic and Monitor Farmers are discussing on-farm […]

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Making regenerative farming work for your business? Using tissue/sap testing to monitor and reduce inputs, create the optimum regenerative dairy farming system, reducing artificial fertiliser inputs on grassland and using biological products to best effect? These are just a handful of questions that our arable and livestock AHDB Strategic and Monitor Farmers are discussing on-farm […]

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