Our top 10 favourite diversifications!

Alternative income streams all start with an idea – and often thinking outside the box is the key! Here are our top 10 favourite diversification stories. Will they inspire you?

Here Comes The Sun – for a rainy day investment

TWENTY times more British farmers are diversifying into solar energy than a decade ago. Nearly a quarter of all diversified activity in English agricultural businesses is generating electricity through solar

Farmers ‘cut food production to focus on diversification’

  FARMERS are cutting back on food production to devote more land to diversification and environmental schemes.Defra figures show it is diverting more money from direct support for food production

Time to apply for Basic Payments Scheme 2023

Time to apply for Basic Payments Scheme 2023   Farmers get a major boost today to safeguarding their farms’ future – as applications open for the 2023 Basic Payment Scheme.

An intense boost for camping diversification

An intense boost for camping diversification Scheme will help farmers ‘test out’ viability FARMERS looking to diversify into campsites could benefit from a plan to permanently extend Permitted Development Rights

Hammer Time!

the first monday of every month, Ben will be at Cheffins Machinery Sales, not only to speak with customers present and new, but to keep his pulse on the machinery

Out with the old, in with the new!

Brand new AGRIFAC CONDOR ENDURA crop sprayer recently financed for one of our clients based in Northamptonshire, using our flexible HP facility.  

A more flexible approach to cross-compliance penalties

FARMERS selected for a cross-compliance inspection in 2023 will be less likely to be handed a financial penalty for breaches if they can prove they are trying to stick to the rules.

Inherited principles of sustainability

Why farmers need a consistent, industry-wide method to measure sustainability in order to plan their future and safeguard their businesses.  Read all about it in our new Farmer’s Weekly column!

Grape expectations – how to create your own vineyard!

WINE could be the magic ingredient to secure your farm’s future. Establishing a vineyard could give you a very healthy long-term alternative revenue stream in the booming British wine market – and it’s more affordable and practical than you might think.

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