Low emission spreading equipment needed for nitrates legislation. 2020 for digestate, June 2020 for derogated farms, all contractors 2021 & farms over 200 livestock units from 2022.
We seem to be in a very small minority of derogated farms actually doing it by the books. I suppose the inspectors...
July price, at least for Dale Farm producers was below last years(25), the 5 year average (24.9) and the 9 year average (24.9). I think that's a reasonable case to argue, even if the case isn't as strong as for the first round & we can be thankful some of the worst predictions didn't happen.
The beef payments are going to the owner of the animals at the point where the price dropped, not to the person the meat plant paid. In most cases that means it'll actually go where it should, that's quite a novel idea for the dept.
He's talking about the Corona bounce back loan, up to £50k for 6 years. 1st year interest free then fixed at 2.5%. it'll save at least £2500 over the term unless you can get an exceptionally good deal from your bank.