The Importance of Planning a Stewardship

With the Mid-Tier Stewardship application deadline only 2 months away it is time to begin thinking about annual options and capital items.  Due to the different rules and regulations that come with holding a stewardship agreement, it is hugely important to plan ahead and ensure that all the options selected can be easily managed thus […]

Silaging Safety

Top Tips for staying safe at Silaging: 1. Ensure all tractors and equipment are maintained, in a good condition (including all guards in place) and only operated by competent persons. 2. Switch the machine off and allow time for it to stop before clearing blockages. 3. Do not allow children to play around the yards or fields where […]

Pressure from the Bank – A Case Study

We have noticed increasing pressure from Banks towards some clients for whom we work with.  I have summarised below a situation that has recently occurred. My client is unmarried, living at home with his unmarried brother and father.  They own their farm and gave up dairy farming four years ago and changed their business model […]