Finance news around the UK

28 May 2020



Crop insurance protects farmers against weather volatility

28 May 2020

Farmers told to protect crop yields

Scottish govt relaxes woodland creation requirements

26 May 2020

Farmers can now apply up to £1,000 funding

Covid-19 'cost dairy sector £28m' in April and May

26 May 2020

British dairy sector takes financial hit

Farmers impacted by Covid-19 advised to review finances

22 May 2020

Lenders are still very much in the marketplace

Agricultural contracting prices for 2020-21 published

22 May 2020

Slight increase in prices from 2019

Coronavirus: Dairy farmers told to understand milk buyers better

22 May 2020

Farmers could control milk prices better

£25m boost for beef and dairy in Northern Ireland

21 May 2020

Major funding for beef and dairy sectors

Farmers urged to review work-related accommodation

20 May 2020

Saffery Champness urging employers to undertake a review

UK Agricultural Finance continues to lend despite Covid-19

20 May 2020

UKAF has kept writing loans during the lockdown

Defra told to 'work harder' to get payments out on time

20 May 2020

'No excuse' for scheme payments to be delayed

Wage increases confirmed for NI farm workers

19 May 2020

Minimum wage rates have been increased

Coronavirus: US lawsuits allege egg 'price gouging'

19 May 2020

US lawyers have started class action lawsuits

Inventor and farmer James Dyson is UK's richest person

18 May 2020

Sunday Times names Dyson wealthiest person

Tighter prime cattle numbers supporting farmgate price

15 May 2020

Balanced consumer demand also providing support

Views needed on swine fever insurance over fears of 'little uptake'

15 May 2020

NFU Mutual could potentially scrap the insurance

Beef finisher hopes to cut costs with home-grown crimped barley

15 May 2020

Spring barley could help suckler enterprise

Coronavirus: Slash VAT on rural tourism firms to 5%, CLA says

14 May 2020

Rural firms expecting huge revenue loss

Coronavirus: Financial support 'vital' for non-bovine milk sector

13 May 2020

Sector could face 'collapse' without support

Covid-19 furlough scheme extension is 'sensible way forward'

13 May 2020

Scheme set to continue at current rate until Oct

Coronavirus: NI considering 'different approach' on dairy support

11 May 2020

Issues faced by NI farmers are 'different'

Coronavirus: Farmers reminded of BPS deadline extension

11 May 2020

Some may have overlooked the deadline

Coronavirus: Welsh dairy farmers to receive hardship fund

10 May 2020

New funding to support Welsh dairy farmers

Survey of East Midlands farms shows profits fall

8 May 2020

Outlook for harvest 2020 could be even worse

Coronavirus: Welsh dairy farmers call for financial help

8 May 2020

English farmers to receive hardship fund

Coronavirus: Changes to furlough scheme in pipeline

7 May 2020

Chancellor may be seeking to make changes

Dairy hardship fund welcomed but 'more may be needed'

7 May 2020

Industry says additional support could be needed

First Milk holds milk price for June 2020

7 May 2020

British co-op keeps milk price the same

Coronavirus: Hardship fund unveiled for dairy farmers

6 May 2020

New government fund announced

Welsh pig producers gain bespoke branded support

6 May 2020

Farmers will access promotional materials

Coronavirus: Drop in wool demand to 'severely impact' prices

6 May 2020

British Wool warns of bumpy road ahead