FCG Business Briefing Newsletter – September 2019

Welcome to the September 2019 edition of the Farm Consultancy Group Business Briefing Newsletter.   In this issue you will find articles on Brexit preparations, Greenhouse gas emission, water trough management, return on investment, farm gate milk prices and much more….   Last year we completed a grant application on behalf of a farm shop to […]

Follow Up On Recent Grant Application Success

Last year we completed a grant application on behalf of a farm shop to help cover building work costs when installing a new café kitchen.  We successfully applied for the grant of £70,000 and helped to obtain loan approval from the bank in the face of less than exciting historic accounts.  We then oversaw the […]

Brexit Preparations

What can the average person and the average small business – including farms – do to prepare for a no-deal, hard Brexit?  The answer is – not a lot.  As dairy farmers, you cannot suddenly alter your milk production quantity or quality, even if you wanted to.  You cannot suddenly change milk buyer. Neither can […]

How Can You Reduce Your Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions?

With the agricultural industry coming under attack and taking the blame for Climate Change, I decided to undertake a little of my own research to understand the depths to which the industry contributes. Professor Mithloehner discussed this topic during one of his recent conferences in Kentucky stating that the biggest issue “was the lack of […]