Watch Out – Thieves Are About!

Watch Out – Thieves Are About!

Farmers in Wales are being warned to be extra vigilant as reports have come in that theft of livestock in the Principality has risen by 18% over the past 12 months. The alarming rise is thought to be partly as a result of a crackdown on rustling in England, (where...
The Future of Farming – Biodiversity Offsetting

The Future of Farming – Biodiversity Offsetting

In the next few years you may be able to benefit from a new income source if government plans are achieved. Biodiversity Offsetting is the creation of new habitats to compensate for losses from new developments. This would mean that Landowners could sell the use of...
The Future of Farm Support – the CAP Deal

The Future of Farm Support – the CAP Deal

A deal on Europe’s farm support system was agreed in Brussels on 26 June, the new Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) will replace the Single Payment Scheme in 2015. In many ways it will be very similar, with entitlements having to be matched against eligible land which then...