Serving the Farming Industry across the Midlands for 35 Years
Hare coursing surge affects farmers’ mental health

Farmers in Lincolnshire are being offered help and support as they deal with a surge in hare-coursing which is causing damage to property and people.

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Average farmland values at highest level since 2018

Arable farmland prices in England have risen to £9,700/acre in Q3 2021 – the highest quarterly average since early 2018.

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Benefits of farm shops to be studied by experts

The value of Britain’s farm shops to the nation – and to farmers – is to be studied by researchers at Harper Adams University.

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Challenging weather sees 18% fall in farm incomes

New farmers income during the latest harvest season fell by 18% in the East Midlands, according to a survey by accountants and business advisers Duncan & Toplis.

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New Countryside Code urges visitors to act responsibly

Farmers should welcome visitors to the countryside, says new government guidance which urges people to act responsibly when walking on rights of way.

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Changing land use offers opportunities for farmers

Global warming, government policies and environmental pressures are set to see big changes to farmland, says a report.

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Farmland market holds firm after extraordinary 2020

Farmland values rose by an average of 3% in 2020 with record low supply and relatively robust demand helping to underpin prices.

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Reform is opportunity to cultivate landlord-tenant relationship

Farm landlords and tenants are being urged to work together to achieve positive outcomes from a landmark reform of agricultural tenancy laws in England.

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Let property: Think long-term about energy efficiency

Rural landlords needing to carry out energy improvements to meet minimum standards for private rented homes are being advised to aim higher.

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Spring into action ahead of 2021 farmland sales season

Farmers looking to sell agricultural land in 2021 are advised to act now to capitalise on the spring sales market.

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