The future challenges faced by family farms must be addressed in any post Brexit agricultural policy, a farming campaigner has warned.
A crisis forced Clive Gittens and his wife Clair to reinvent their business. The couple had borrowed heavily to invest in the family farm near Cleobury Mortimer, and then the BSE crisis came along.
With many farmers struggling in the current economic climate, many are diversifying their businesses with furnished holiday lets becoming increasingly popular, writes David Whitfield of chartered acountants Whittingham Riddell.
With farm rents across most sectors remaining static and land prices starting to slide, the market for let land is not as strong as it was and supply is limited, writes chartered surveyor Kathryn Williams.
The EU referendum created some uncertainty at the beginning of this year, but as we reach the end of the year, the market is holding strong in the face of political change.
Almost 90 per cent of Basic Payments should have been received in Wales on December 1.
A new look for a leading agricultural retailer in Craven Arms will be unveiled to the public at a special Christmas open event next week.
Farmers and their families are expected to head to the Staffordshire County Showground in their droves this weekend for the 2016 English Winter Fair.