Mind the BPS Funding Gap

The recent Government announcement guaranteeing this year’s BPS was accompanied by the disclosure that from 2021, BPS will start to be reduced and come to an end in 2028. At the same time the Government announced plans to reduce BPS in 2021, with the introduction of a banded reduction depending on the level of payment. […]

What’s on Your Risk Register? Do You Even Have One?

I am a Trustee for a small charity that specialises in providing education opportunities in connection with Farming Food and the Environment. One of the key accountabilities of the Trustee is the ability to show the Charity Commissioners that they are managing the risks to the business in a professional manner and with due diligence. […]

Nitrogen Planning 2020

The Met office recently released the data for autumn rainfall compared to the 30 year average and whilst it’s no surprise that most parts of the country have had at least 130% of their average autumn rainfall, making a prediction on the impact that this will have on nitrogen available for the 2020 crops is […]