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Cider farm is composting for climate change

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A cider farm in Guernsey is pioneering a new way of composting their soil that could have a major role in avoiding the worst effects of climate change.

The Rocquettes Farm also hopes it will mean bigger yields, even possibly doubling the amount of apples produced there.

The process should mean more nutrient-rich fruit, from healthier trees, which are also better able to extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

If it can prove its success on the cider farm, it could help encourage more farmers worldwide to adopt the technique dubbed 'beyond organic'.