Crediton Monitor Farm

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James Lee is AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds' new monitor farmer near Crediton. A family partnership on hilly terrain with thin to medium loams, the Lees farm a total of 260ha, of which 140ha is arable. They also have 70 suckler cows and 350 ewes. James has experienced benchmarking and peer review in New Zealand and wants to emulate this in the UK. James and his family currently grow oilseed rape, winter wheat, spring barley and oats, and want to expand their diversification.

Meeting notice

The Monitor Farm programme at Crediton has now concluded but continues elsewhere across the South West.

For more information, please contact your AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds Knowledge Exchange Manager, Philip Dolbear, on or 07964 255614. 

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Previous meetings:

  • Fungicide strategies: 2 March 2017 (report, pdf)
  • Soils (with Joel Williams): 2 February 2017 (report, pdf)
  • Labour, power and machinery: 1 December 2016 (report, pdf)
  • The yield plateau: 3 November 2016 (report, pdf)
  • Summer meeting: 7 July 2016 (report, pdf)
  • Tyres pressures, axle weights and soils: 28 April 2016 (report, pdf)
  • Healthy soils for healthy crops: 12 February 2016 (report, pdf)
  • Soils - weights and pressures: 15 December 2015 (report, pdf)
  • How profitable is my arable rotation?: 3 November 2015 (report, pdf)
  • Open day and farm walk: 9 July 2015 (report, pdf)
  • Soil management with Philip Wright: 1 May 2015 (report, pdf)
  • Grain marketing and 2014 harvest crop benchmarking: 12 February 2015 (report, pdf)
  • 18 November 2014 (report, pdf)
  • Launch: 10 July 2014 (report, pdf)

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