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  1. Boomerang

    When will everything stop going up ?.

    Are we heading for recession? House price crash? Where is the ceiling? or does everyone have a bottom less pocket ? Or just keep borrowing. Is financial armageddon around the corner ?
  2. Farm Business RSS

    Herefordshire farm set for growth following six figure funding boost

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business A Herefordshire organic farm is expanding its operations and launching a brand-new visitor centre for its award-winning cider arm after securing a £300,000 funding package from the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC). Newton Court Farm, which farms a...
  3. Formatted

    Ag/Commercial mortgages

    Does anyone have any experience in low deposit mortgages where there is a high amount of business income but the property is also residental? For example poultry unit with a house. We've found somewhere we could potentially buy but high street banks are struggling a bit as the income to pay the...
  4. Howkins and Harrison LLP

    Rural Business Funding

    Rural Business Funding A Case Study: Innes Cheese Highfields Farm, at Thorpe Constantine in south-east Staffordshire is home to cheese makers Joe Bennett and Amiee Lawn. Joe’s mother, Stella Bennett, began making cheese for the Inge-Innes-Lillingston family at the Thorpe estate when the farm...
  5. Howkins and Harrison LLP

    Rural Business Funding

    Rural Business Funding A Case Study: Innes Cheese Highfields Farm, at Thorpe Constantine in south-east Staffordshire is home to cheese makers Joe Bennett and Amiee Lawn. Joe’s mother, Stella Bennett, began making cheese for the Inge-Innes-Lillingston family at the Thorpe estate when the farm...
  6. Rabbit Wolverine

    Tidying up a tractor battery box

    I’ve got a tractor which has several accessories fitted and have been terminated at the battery, this has made the battery box quite congested with wires and fuse holders, etc. Is there something I can fit or make to make a dedicated power point for connecting these? Also, is there something I...
  7. Juggler

    AMC recommendations?

    I currently have no borrowing but could do with raising some money to carry out improvements to the land/buildings and house, good salary coming in from full time employment and decent income from the diversified farm business. The last bank I had a mortgage with need a business plan before...
  8. R

    My sheep have lost me my mortgage!

    So I bought 3 fields with a mill to convert into a dwelling. Got planning and a self build mortgage. Recently the lenders asked for photos and info on progress. I thought it relevant to tell them about my Stewardship grant and works creating a small farm, as this obviously adds value. You can...
  9. Little Karoo

    WHAT'S THE BEST BANK FOR FARMERS?

    Hello Everyone We're thinking of changing Banks as ours doesn't seem to understand Farmers ! Any ideas? Thanks in advance Heather
  10. Kernowkid

    Land prices

    So where to people think the price of land will go over next 5-10 years? Farm inputs are going through the roof at present, being offset to some extent by strong trade for meat, milk and grain. But I don’t feel reality has truly set in yet reference subs disappearing, margins are going to get...
  11. C

    Interest Rates Predicted To Rise Very Soon

    Interest rates are to rise they say to control inflation, but a load of rubbish how can a rate rise control price rises which are not in our control...ie Fuel, Food,Energy and even Boris wants wages to rise well nearly everything really...i just do not get it, all i see it doing is making folk...
  12. G

    Claas 780 rake parts

    Anyone know where i can get arms for above rake
  13. DairyGrazing

    How much are you planning on investing in the next 20 years?

    Just had a think about what we'd like to do going forward just to stand still on 400 cows. 1)450k on a parlour 2)150k to get the rest of the milkers onto deep sand and heifers off straw onto cubicles 3)50k on tracks 4)75k on silage pits to stop over filling the current one and so we dont have...
  14. S

    Why isn't everyone producing eggs?

    £14,000 in bank every Friday guaranteed that's what I heard today about egg producer but feed and other costs to come out of that.. he's now putting up another 2 as well as building new house
  15. slim shiny

    Farmers weekly 1974

    Father in law showed me a copy he had. Working on the price of the magazine then to the price of cereals a ton of wheat today should be £1298 🤔
  16. Clive

    Are you all depressed ?

    I've been lucky enough to have a bit of a family holiday recently with lockdown restrictions ending and I've also spent a lot more time with none farming friends and reduced my time talking farming online a fair bit. After a period where that has been hard to do it's easy to forget just how...
  17. Farm Business RSS

    CAAV equipping UK agriculture for the future

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Advancing knowledge and skills in areas like technology is key to farmers enhancing productivity and meeting the challenges ahead, according to the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV). Speaking at the CAAV AGM and conference – sponsored...
  18. j6891

    Next door farm for sale. What to do??

    So next door farm to me has just come up for sale. I feel it's a once in a lifetime opportunity to extend the farm keeping a ring fenced block and would certainly add a bit of value to my own farm being a bigger block. This is big money so what's the best way to finance it and who should I be...
  19. T

    NE new farmers

    Hi So we are fairly new to farming and due to a few reasons we wont be pursuing entitlements/claiming BPS. However, we have been advised to look at Wildlife offers and Hedgerow/tree type funding. We have had a look and my business partner is unimpressed with the tie in time and the amount paid...
  20. steveR

    Best "inflation proof" farm investments?

    Been seeing a couple of articles about the worrying likelihood of a ramping up of inflation before long... Sprog 2 works for a investment and wealth management outfit, and they are spreading investment risk on the basis of an increase. As anyone over mid 40s will be very aware of, it's not good...
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