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September 5, 2020

Grants of up to £5,000 will soon be available under a scheme to help businesses recover from the impact of Covid-19.

The scheme has been made available to all small and medium sized businesses.  This is an EU scheme but will be availble to farms in England. 

WHAT CA...

September 5, 2020

We have seen several crops in the last week that are much further ahead than we had expected to see at this stage, and many will be ready to chop in the next week.  We have performed several oven dry matter tests and they are in the range of 27-33%.  Make sure you don’...

August 25, 2020

Early in August it looked like maize was going to ripen very fast and be ready for harvest in Early September. Now 3 weeks on, the crops haven’t changed much so harvest dates are looking more like normal. Some of you have bumper crops this year, perhaps more than you n...

July 28, 2020

We are delighted to announce that Lewis Graham will be joining us as a Ruminant Nutritionist in September.

Lewis is from a farming background, and graduated from the Royal Agricultural University in 2015 with a 2:1 BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Management, with a top-up in...

July 28, 2020

The Government have announced that the Greening element of the Basic Payment Scheme will be removed from 2021. 

The change to the rules will remove the need for the 3 crop rule, and the Ecological Focus Area which will significantly simplify the scheme for many farmers...

May 29, 2020

Current forecasts show no rain for the South of the country in the next 2 weeks, could be longer. For many of you first cuts were light and although second cuts have been better they have still not filled clamps and on some soils the grass that was there will soon disa...

May 7, 2020

Dairy farmers who have been severely hit by Coronavirus will be eligible to receive a one off grant of up to £10,000 under Government plans announced yesterday. 

The payment will cover 70% of the lost income during April and May, so make sure you are keeping accurate re...

May 4, 2020

Any business which have been adversely affected by Coronavirus (Covid-19) can apply for a Government backed loan of up to £50,000 from today. 

  • Loans of £2,000 to £50,000 available up to a maximum of 25% of your annual turnover. 

  • 6 year term. 

  • first year in...

April 27, 2020

DEFRA have today announced that the deadline for BPS applications and Countryside Stewardship annual revenue claims has been extended to 15th June 2020 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

We recommend you still submit your claims and applications as soon as possib...

April 9, 2020

Shoppers are still reporting a problem getting milk in many areas yet as an industry we are dumping milk!! 

Some of you will be facing very serious issues where certain milk buyers supplying the food service sectors have lost almost all of their demand and we hope this...

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