Happy Cows, Happy Farm
This herd of cattle, and one water buffalo, were particularly happy when they over heard us speaking with their owner about funding options for new straw and livestock buildings to
Farm to Supermarket in 24 hours
Our customers out spinach harvesting over the bank holiday weekend with all Rural Asset Finance funding equipment, 3 new trailers required to keep up with the spinach harvester, the produce
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
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.
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.
Rural Asset Finance celebrate at the Farmers Weekly Awards!
RAF founder Matthew Smart, second left, presents the Contractor Of The Year Award to Martin Hays. Everyone enjoyed a night to remember as we celebrated the very best of British agriculture at the Farmers Weekly Awards!
Alternative funding helps farmer set up poultry business from scratch
Twelve months ago, TJ was a full-time welder. Now he’s a poultry farmer supplying 30,000 eggs a day to one of the UK’s leading food companies. As diversifications go, that’s quite a shift.
We fund customer’s massive Massey deal!
Rural Asset Finance has recently funded the acquisition of 10 new Massey Ferguson tractors for a very large Cambridgeshire farming operation.
Keeping the glass half full
In times of significant uncertainty, it could be difficult for farming businesses to access the finance they need from traditional banks.