Finance news around the UK

19 June 2019

2020 Nuffield Farming Scholarship deadline approaches

18 June 2019

The Trust awards approximately 20 scholarships annually

Farmers urged to apply for a heavily discounted training scheme

18 June 2019

Applications close on Monday for £600k saving scheme

Overwhelming majority back Scottish farming, survey shows

18 June 2019

Poll says nearly 90% think farming is vital to economic growth

NFU calls on government to clarify BPS 2020 rules

17 June 2019

NFU calls for Defra to give farmers clarity on BPS system in 2020

Prices fall to three year low for Scottish beef producers

17 June 2019

Prices fall to three-year low in climate of uncertainty

HSBC gives out loans worth £3m to young farmers

17 June 2019

Young farmers have benefited from a trio of funding deals

Sugar beet added to industry benchmark tool

17 June 2019

Sugar beet producers can now break down costs

£6.4m boost to build world's first agri-robotics centre in UK

14 June 2019

The centre will be at the University of Lincoln

Farm income declines in Scotland

14 June 2019

Income dropped from £917m in 2017 to £672m last year

Profit rise of 76 percent for AF Group

13 June 2019

The UK’s largest farmer buying group has reported growth

Unique insurance to cover farmers from crop yield loss

13 June 2019

The policy is UK's first ever to insure shortfalls in crops

Vertical farming startup raises $100m in funding

12 June 2019

Infarm uses the world’s most advanced 'modular farms'

Returns from Contract Farming Agreements rise for harvest 2018

12 June 2019

Total returns to the farmer averaged £375/ha in 2018

Mental health impact of bovine TB needs more focus, farmers say

10 June 2019

More focus is needed on farmers' mental health when bovine TB strikes

Mature students offered £1000 bursary from agri college

5 June 2019

The bursary offers mature students the chance to change career path

UK Agricultural Finance completes £1.2m bridge loan for farmer

4 June 2019

UKAF completed a complex £1.2m bridge loan to assist a farmer

Rewards on offer for reducing metaldehyde levels

4 June 2019

Rewards of up to £5/hectare for reducing the slug pellet's levels

Farmer's widow forced out of £2.5m farm after losing legal fight

4 June 2019

Jane Habberfield, 82, is going to be forced to sell her home of 40 years

Welsh government confirms BPS will end in 2021

4 June 2019

It says sustainability 'now at heart' of future farm support

Farmer receives support payment penalty after removing drystone wall

4 June 2019

The farmer will be stripped of 75% of his support payment

Big budgets needed for energy storage technologies, say experts

3 June 2019

Energy storage could add extra value to onsite generation

Agricultural contracting prices for 2019/20 published

3 June 2019

The prices give a national average to help contractors and farmers

Farmers asked to help plant more than 50 million trees

30 May 2019

Woodland Trust will contribute up to 85% of the costs

UK pork producers 'losing millions each month'

29 May 2019

Farmers are losing money on every pig they produce

'Prepare for Rural Payment Agency inspections'

29 May 2019

The RPA carry out inspections on a selection of farms each year

Tax targeting all meat products won't work, experts say

29 May 2019

Experts call for a tax on ultra-processed meat only

Barclays launches new credit card just for farming businesses

28 May 2019

A new co-branded credit card for farming businesses has launched

Yorkshire farmers call for increased support post-Brexit

28 May 2019

Survey asks Yorkshire farmers to shape industry action plan

MP writes to six retailers over supplier payment concerns

27 May 2019

Committee writes to supermarkets on payment practices

Yorkshire animal feed company announces £12m investment

24 May 2019

It wants to meet growing demand from local farmers