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Grazing: solar panels and orchards

There is only a certain extent to which the act of grazing can be diversified. Or is there? Research into both the location of grazing and other simultaneous uses for the land have proved profitable and game-changing for some farmers.

At a time of increasing financial pressure, many farmers are looking for ways to diversify without losing the agricultural use of their land. Devonshire farmer Gilbert Churchill, of Newlands Farm, Axminster, chose to diversify the income of his own farmland through the installation of solar panels by Lightsource Renewable Energy.

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