Arable crop system in United Kingdom

The farm is located in Leven, Fife, Scotland - UK.

Advantages of the system: Greater diversity in rotation has led to reduced pest and disease pressures; Fungicides often do not need applied to spring crops and only after flag leaf in wheat; Legumes and intercrops reduce expensive fertiliser input costs with N fixation; Improvement in soil health, higher organic matter and more microbial mass through use of a whole system approach.