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Business Recovery Grants of up to £5,000

Grants of up to £5,000 will soon be available under a scheme to help businesses recover from the impact of Covid-19. Unfortunately, farmers are exempt from this grant, unless you have a diversification element to your business. 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 CAN BE FUNDED? Grants of £1,000 to £5,000 will be available to fund: New Technology and Equipment Accountancy advice Staff management advice Legal advice Financial advice Health and safety advice IT/digital Sector-related consultancy advice - talk to us today about how the scheme could potentially be used to help

Don't get caught out, check your Maize crops now!

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’t get caught out… go and check your maize crops now! HOW TO CHECK YOUR CROP Milk Line Test: Break the cob open halfway down and remove one of the grain kernels. The milk line is where the solid starch ends and the liquid milk begins. The ideal is to have 75-100% of the kernel yellow in colour (starch) instead of being milky, and for no liquid to be excreted when pressed Stem Test: Cut the stem of the plant at the s



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