Moving On

Over the years we have been involved with a number of farming businesses where the partners’ circumstances have changed, and they need to dissolve a long-standing partnership.   In a small number of cases this can cause no end of heart ache between family members.   Often the situation appears to the family to be complex and […]

Grateful Client

The following email was recently received from a farm manager client who had asked for help developing the 400 cow dairy unit where he had recently been appointed as manager.  Our short report had helped him to set the course for the business with the following outcomes. “We have been quite fortunate not to have […]

Why Is The Grass Greener, On The Other Side Of The Fence?

The financial implications of this year’s drought are starting to be realised, with rapidly rising feed costs and falling production.  For some dairy businesses, this year’s forage shortfall could be terminal, so having a cost-effective system that is able to withstand extreme conditions is vital. Part of the solution to withstand these pressures is to […]

Improving the Beef Enterprise

One of the sectors predicted to be most severely affected by any new agricultural policy following Brexit is the Beef and Lamb sector.  Currently this sector is highly reliant on area payments.  With this in mind, AHDB Beef and Lamb have established a network of ten strategic farms on which they are working to demonstrate […]