Chathill Monitor Farm

Name:
Pip Robson
Location:
Northumberland
Farm sectors:
Cereals & Oilseeds
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About Chathill Monitor Farm

  • Chathill Farm has been a Monitor Farm since June 2020
  • Pip Robson runs a mixed farm, totalling over 800 hectares of owned, tenanted and contracted land.
  • Pip’s enterprises include 480 hectares of arable cropping, beef, sheep, a straw pelleting plant and contracting.
  • The soil varies from reclaimed moorland to heavy clay and his cultivation policy varies from ploughing to minimum tillage.

Based on a coastal plain in the far north of England, Pip runs a mixed farm of just over 800 hectares, including 480 hectares of arable cropping. As well as arable cropping, the farm features a suckler herd, half of which are pedigree Aberdeen Angus. Pip includes the herd in his crop rotation, alongside break crops such as oilseed rape. The farms other enterprises include contracting work and an on-farm straw pelleting plant.

Pip’s business goal is to combine business flexibility with efficiency to prepare for the changes ahead.

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Upcoming Meetings

27 January 2022, 10:00 AM - 27 January 2022, 12:30 PM

Pip Robson of Chathill monitor farm will discuss how the move to adopt integrated pest management (IPM) practices has re-emerged in the last decade

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