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Farmers can find holiday lets less taxing

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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.

Farming tenants more wary of letting landlords

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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 Farmer

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Income boost from exchange rate

Farmers in the UK will receive a welcome increase in the value of their direct payments from the European Union this year.

Three rules for healthy grassland

There are three basic rules for productive and healthy grassland AHDB research and development scientist Debbie McConnell suggested to farmers gathered at Philip Green’s Walton Heath Farm at Stone in Staffordshire for an AHDB grazing group meeting.