More farmers growing green

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A new report shows that more farmers are adopting sustainable practices.

LEAF’s latest global impact report showed there a significant increase in the number of farms across the globe achieving LEAF Marque certification and in the amount of land grown to its standards in the last year.

The amount of land growing LEAF Marque crops has increased by 31 per cent, including 186,989 hectares in the UK.

The number of LEAF Marque certified producers has increased by 6.6 per cent from 896 to 955.