Search results

  1. M

    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!
  2. M

    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.
  3. M

    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
  4. M

    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
  5. M

    The inexorable rise in prices of EVERYTHING .

    Inflation is only bad if your produce is rising less than the cost of inouts
  6. M

    The inexorable rise in prices of EVERYTHING .

    Some things are going down.... BPS payments.
  7. M

    Ag Tied cottage rent

    That doesn’t mean it is legal, but the best way of going about it.
  8. M

    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.
  9. M

    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
  10. M

    Best "inflation proof" farm investments?

    Are rates that low and where is the free money?
  11. M

    Best "inflation proof" farm investments?

    Who thinks this inflation fear is going to drive up land prices?
  12. M

    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...
  13. M

    Australia Free Trade Deal?

    What is the difference in sheep and cattle prices between the UK and Australia? Interesting to read the comments on the NFU Twitter post on this subject. Not many supportive of farming! The boy that cries wolf comes to mind! I hope that everyone is making the most of current prices, honeymoon...
  14. M

    Paying farmers a lump sum to retire

    As I understand it, you will have to surrender the entitlements and you will no longer be able to claim the dwindling BPS payments on the land, unless of course you then buy new entitlements. Therefore the above will be of no interest to owner occupiers as they would feel the pain in terms of...
  15. M

    Paying farmers a lump sum to retire

    I can see there being limited interest in this other than those that were actively looking to retire anway. For those tenants on AHA agreements, why would you give up a very low rent house in a rural location, where a contract farmer effectively pays you a pension. For owner occupiers it is a...
  16. M

    Is it finally time to fix?

    Missed the boat on that one, fixed rates are considerably higher than 12 months ago. why bother anyway if you have a couple of years left.
  17. M

    Stubble to stubble rates

    Everyone is talking similar rates to 5 years ago then. Not a great deal of money to be made for contractors.
  18. M

    Stubble to stubble rates

    What are people currently charging/being charged for a simple stubble to stubble operation on combinable cropping land?
  19. M

    The on-going up hill battle that is agriculture.....

    How can anyone be quoting poor returns with the current prices?? £200 per tonne for wheat this year and yield should be 👍
Top