Fruit trees improve land and productivity - increasing yield on a mixed farm

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2015 Case study 2
Trees improve land and productivity, case study

Our case study shows how fruit trees and willow coppice are helping to maximising the potential on this mixed farm...

Already running an award-winning vegetable box business, Devonshire farmer Martyn Bragg was in need of some additional shelter for his 170 hectare mixed organic farm. Keen to improve conditions in a way that made sense both environmentally and commercially, Martyn has incorporated rows of fruit trees among his vegetables and now reaps the rewards of productivity both above and below ground.