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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 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 2, 2020

The Basic Payment Scheme is being phased out, and payments will gradually reduce.  We now have confirmation that the final payments will be made for the 2027 scheme year.  Reductions will start from 2021 on a sliding scale dependent on the total value of your current p...

March 24, 2020

The RPA have today announced that they will extend the final claim date for the Small Grant Scheme to 31st July 2020 in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The claim deadline for all CPSG claims was originally set as Midnight on 31st May 2020.

We would suggest you still try...

March 23, 2020

Despite previous refusals to even consider it, the Government have announced that it is pursuing plans through Parliament to relax the three crop rule for all farmers for 2020.  

This news will come too late for many of you, as the seed is in the shed, but it...

March 20, 2020

With Freshways cutting milk price and delaying payments, we are starting to see the impact of Covid-19 coming through in to Agriculture.  It is essential that you start planning now to minimise the impact to your business.

FEED

Feed markets are currently very volatile, b...

March 17, 2020

Following the latest advice for the Government, our team will only be making essential visits to farms and businesses until further notice.  Where possible, we will use alternative methods to carry out our work, including conference calls, video calls and remote comput...