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First steps into a new future

Talking with farmers in Hertfordshire and the surrounding counties and at Cereals last week, their overriding opinion was to vote out. The votes have been counted and wishes are unfolding. It was predicted that the result would be close, however maybe by a more significant majority than expected, the UK has made its decision and […]

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CAP reform – more changes ahead?

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has recently opted to transfer 12% of their funds from direct payments to rural development schemes as part of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform. Speaking on behalf of the organisation, the DEFRA secretary, The Rt Hon Mr Owen Paterson, is quoted as saying “England’s £15 […]

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New EU developments you really can’t afford to ignore

While EU rules and regulations are often seen as a nightmare for farmers, there are three current consultations/changes that we believe you simply can’t afford to ignore. These consultations/new requirements could affect how you run your business and ultimately your profitability. At a glance, they are: Speed limit consultation. The Department of Transport’s consultation ‘Examining […]

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