We are members of L.E.A.F and Assured Produce and we have completed our SAFFIE project in conjunction with the RSPB, to monitor and improve habitats for the sky lark. We have also entered into the Entry Level Scheme (ELS) to continue improving our biodiversity in such an intesivley farmed area.
We are a member of Operation Bumble Bee in conjuction with Syngenta and Sainsburys, to increase the habitats for insects and small invertebrates which provide essential food for wild birds.
The undergorund ring main project is supported by the Rural Development Program for England, for which Defra is the Managing Authority, part financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in Rural Areas
Farming in the fens is often a continuing battle against drainage issues. With our experience and machinery, these problems are easily overcome.
Our underground drainage is carried out by DMJ Drainage who are regarded as the best in our area with years of experience. They are currently digging an underground water main which has increased our irrigation capabilites allowing us to reach fields that were previously inaccessible, hence increasin our yields and quality.
With the right work, the water collection properties of your fen land can be turned to your advantage when it comes to irrigation
In 2012 we installed a 50 kWh photovoltaic solar array to reduce the running costs and carbon footprint of our grading shed, on top of which the panels are located