UK pig producers see profit of £16 per head during Q1 2024

UK pig producers have, on average, recorded a profit of £16 per head during the first quarter of 2024, the latest figures published by AHDB show. This was the fourth successive quarters of positive margins, averaging £20/head, after a net margin of £19/head in Q4 2023 and £22/head and £25/head respectively in Q2 and Q3.…

Changes To Permitted Developmental Rights

Big News for Farmers! Starting May 21, changes to permitted development rights are kicking in, making it easier for farmers to diversify and expand without the usual red tape. These new rules mean: – No need for planning applications for specific development types. – More flexibility to convert farm buildings to commercial uses and homes.…

Pre-Reg 2023 Toyota Hilux 2.8A D-4D X Invincible 4×4 Pick Up – NOW AVAILABLE £37,000 + VAT

We have here for sale this hugely desirable new Toyota Hilux 2.8 Automatic Invincible X with delivery mileage, Presented beautifully in Metallic Pearl White complimented with Black Leather Interior, This Hilux boasts a huge specification to include Electric Heated Front Seats, Heated Rear Seats, Side Steps, Front and Rear Mudflaps, 360 Camera’s with Reverse Camera,…

What You Need to Know About Livestock Finance

Livestock finance is a type of financial service tailored to support farmers in managing, expanding, or improving their livestock operations. It can cover various needs, from purchasing new animals to upgrading facilities or ensuring proper animal health.  People opt for livestock finance to leverage growth opportunities, manage cash flow more effectively, and navigate through periods…

Young family start 25-year tenancy on new organic farm

Amy and Lance Charity, with a background in farming from their families, have become the new tenants of Hungary Lane Farm, located on the 2,500-acre Paget Estate that straddles the border between Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire. They have committed to a 25-year tenancy agreement and both previously leased a council farm holding. Hungary Lane Farm, covering…

Vets welcome new commitment to securing NI access to livestock medicines

Vets have welcomed a new government commitment to finding a permanent solution to the impending threat to Northern Ireland’s access to veterinary medicines following Brexit. The government has today (1 February) established the new Veterinary Medicines Working Group, which will explore options to safeguard supply. The group will be appointed rapidly and will report its…

Flood-hit farmers can now apply for up to £25,000 in support

Farmers impacted by the recent flooding can now apply for up to £25,000 in financial support as part of a new fund unveiled by the government. Farmers who have suffered uninsurable damage to their land following the recent winter storms will be able to apply for the grants. It has been made possible through the…

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