JOSEPH ELKINGTON, PIONEER OF LAND DRAINAGE

JOSEPH ELKINGTON, PIONEER OF LAND DRAINAGE

As part of our ‘pioneers in agriculture’ series we take a look at Joseph Elkington: the man who transformed the agricultural landscape through his work in land drainage. ‘Pioneer of Land Drainage’ is the phrase found on the modest monument to Joseph Elkington that...
Strip-tilling: a perspective from Frans de Boer

Strip-tilling: a perspective from Frans de Boer

Strip-tilling is currently seeing something of a resurgence, and, in many situations, the farmers using it are getting some very pleasing results. However, the practice is not for everyone and, in this article, Farm Zone talks to Frans de Boer, managing director at DB...
TRADING – TRADE TALKS KEEP FARMERS GUESSING

TRADING – TRADE TALKS KEEP FARMERS GUESSING

As the coronavirus crisis continues, it’s easy to forget that the UK government is in the middle of renegotiating its trading relationships with the rest of the world. The country finally leaves the European single market and customs union on December 31 (the end of...