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.