Sustainable Soil Strategy

Sustainable Soil Strategy

The Duchy of Lancaster recently hosted a workshop on soil management for a number of farm tenants.  The event was held at the Allerton Project, a Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust research farm in Loddington. The focus of the workshop was on soil structure, chemistry and biology and it provided an opportunity to share examples […]

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New Rural Surveyor Joins The Team

In 2015 the Duchy of Lancaster realigned its Rural Surveys and brought the management of its Southern Survey in-house under its new Head of Rural, Christopher Sparrow. Three years on, the Survey has expanded by 50 per cent following a series of strategic acquisitions and reviews. This has prompted the need to recruit a new […]

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Signature Farm Snapped Up By Elveden Farms

The Duchy of Lancaster has purchased Mallard Hearn Farm, Donington, bringing the total acreage owned by the Duchy in Lincolnshire to 2,580.  The land holding and buildings have now been combined with neighbouring Park Farm to create a holding on the eastern estate which will be one of the most productive in the Duchy’s portfolio. […]

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Tenants Attend Royal Garden Party

Tenants from the Duchy of Lancaster were invited to attend a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace on 24th May, where they were presented to Her Majesty The Queen as Duke of Lancaster, and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. Following the initial presentation to The Queen, led by Duchy CEO Mr Nathan Thompson, the […]

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