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

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Trees improve land and productivity, case study
Publication date 2015
Publication type Case study
Pages 2

How fruit trees and willow coppice are helping to maximise potential on a 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.