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    Dairy Farm For Sale

    yes this had sold but clearly the deal fell apart. Looks a good unit
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    Dairy Farm For Sale

    Are there any other farms for sale in Lincolnshire? Seems very quiet ! Calm before the storm perhaps.
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    Dairy Farm For Sale

    I thought the Lincolnshire market was very quiet. I can only see one unit on the market north of Lincoln, which looks dear!
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    ELMS in the real world.

    The payment rates do not look attractive to me. The combined area payment excluding hedgerows will be 30% less than BPS and then there is the income forgone and costs of undertaking the works to factor in.
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    Skilled operator advert, £20,000 a year?

    Why don’t you become a farm consultant, plenty will be needed to fill in these SFI forms shortly
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    ELMS in the real world.

    It will be interesting to see out of the 2,000 odd people that can apply, how many decide to go for it
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    The inexorable rise in prices of EVERYTHING .

    Inflation is only bad if your produce is rising less than the cost of inouts
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    The inexorable rise in prices of EVERYTHING .

    Some things are going down.... BPS payments.
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    Ag Tied cottage rent

    That doesn’t mean it is legal, but the best way of going about it.
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    Ag Tied cottage rent

    An ag tie is linked to the occupancy of the property therefore will apply to anyone that occupies. If renting out the tenant still has to comply.
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    Is BPS actually good value for money?

    Farm gate prices aren’t going too shoot up on the back of our small island stopping subs. Remember we will have other countries who will fill any shortfalls. you wouldn’t know there is tough times ahead the way people carry on at farm auctions
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    Best "inflation proof" farm investments?

    Are rates that low and where is the free money?
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    Best "inflation proof" farm investments?

    Who thinks this inflation fear is going to drive up land prices?
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    Australia Free Trade Deal?

    https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/969045/Trade-and-Agriculture-Commission-final-report.pdf Weren’t the NFU doing lots of back slapping last year about the development of the Trade and Agriculture Commission?? What a success that has...
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