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Natural England Grant Schemes- Due Soon!

Natural England Grant Schemes- Due Soon!

Countryside Stewardship Mid-Tier Agreements Description– alongside the existing Higher Tier Scheme and Mid-Tier Scheme, 2019 continues with the four streamlined offers of Arable, Lowland, Mixed and Upland. A range of 5 year agreements are on offer to include...
Harrogate’s Local Plan nearing final stage

Harrogate’s Local Plan nearing final stage

In less than a fortnight, the public will be able to attend a series of hearings which will scrutinise the council’s planning policies and development allocations for the district which, if adopted, will be in effect until 2035. The hearings commence on Tuesday 15th...
2018-2019 Wish List

2018-2019 Wish List

2018 has been a big year for the agricultural industry, with the first Agricultural Bill in over 70 years, extremes of weather and large fluctuations in prices, but have there been any forward steps? In our last article of 2017 we were hoping for more clarity from...
Possible grant funding for the future?

Possible grant funding for the future?

Some of the key facts from the independent Farm Inspection and Regulation Review final report give cause for concern in the light of current Government proposals for direct payments after Brexit. In England, 2014-2017 the proportion of farm income from direct (CAP)...
Call For More Straightforward Regulation

Call For More Straightforward Regulation

The independent report commissioned on behalf of the government for Farm Inspection & Regulation Review has recently been released, unsurprisingly it calls for a more straightforward method of regulating the industry.  Currently there are 172 Acts of Parliament...
Never Underestimate the Skilful Art of Negotiation

Never Underestimate the Skilful Art of Negotiation

Nowadays there are many ways to sell your home. Whether you are an avid online follower of property portals or a believer in the more traditional approach, there are also a raft of options in between. Whatever your choice the basic process is one of matching buyer...
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