Diversification news around the UK

4 January 2021

Don't fall foul of legislation for volunteers, rural firms told

15 December 2020

Adherence to volunteer regulations 'is essential'

Crops such as cannabis could be grown in Scotland, report says

8 December 2020

Farmers encouraged to look at novel crops

Beef farmers capitalise on growing demand for UK staycations

3 December 2020

Cheshire farm enters glamping market with luxury pods

New TV series to help struggling farmers diversify

10 September 2020

Channel 5 series to boost farmers' income

Scottish farm and food businesses to share £5m grant

10 August 2020

Grants awarded to help firms expand

Fund for Lincs farmers to purchase equipment

4 August 2020

Deadline looms for the rural funding

Vending machine boosts milk demand for farming couple

3 August 2020

They wanted to move back to glass bottles

New TV series seeks farmers keen to diversify

22 July 2020

The show is due to film later this year

Proposals made to simplify planning system for rural areas

20 July 2020

Planning system is 'harming' rural economy

Survey shows key concerns on re-opening farm attractions

15 July 2020

Key learning points listed for farmers

Prince Charles encourages public to visit farm parks

2 July 2020

Farm attractions to open in England on 4 July

PM's pledge to simplify planning system welcomed by rural sector

1 July 2020

Plans aim to kick start post-Covid economy

£480k loan helps farm boost egg production to meet demand

29 June 2020

Free range egg farm has diversified its operations

Coronavirus: Rural groups welcome 4 July re-opening

24 June 2020

PM confirms hotels and campsites to reopen

Eco-friendly farm launches milk vending machine

22 June 2020

Public can even create DIY milkshakes

New webinar to explore farm shop diversification

22 June 2020

Farm shops – where do you start?

Planning red tape 'putting farmers off' diversifying

22 June 2020

Process criticised as 'overly bureaucratic'

Coronavirus: Scottish rural tourism set to open next month

11 June 2020

Agri-tourism businesses set to benefit

Coronavirus: Jimmy's Farm to reopen after 'rock bottom trading'

11 June 2020

Farm attraction has seen 'hardest of times'

Dairy farm with tourism potential comes to market

1 June 2020

The 200-acre farm is on sale for nearly £2m

Farm unveils drive-thru as way to 'survive' pandemic

13 May 2020

The fruit farm needed to 'evolve and diversify'

Public urged to re-book UK rural holidays once Covid-19 crisis ends

15 April 2020

Rural tourism firms 'will go bust' without support

Perthshire farm secures £1m to boost potato production

3 April 2020

Scottish potato business secures £1m

£2m fund package helps Yorkshire arable farm diversify into poultry

26 March 2020

Farm has constructed four modern poultry sheds

Look beyond neighbouring farm diversifications for new ideas

5 March 2020

'Seek inspiration from gaps in the market'

Plans for 100,000 broiler chicken farm in Powys approved

28 February 2020

Council approves farm despite local opposition

Wales’ top farm diversification experts share tips for success

18 February 2020

Diversified farmers will share their knowledge

Asset innovation 'key for farmers to thrive in new green world'

10 February 2020

Farms urged to become ‘asset innovators’

Spike in farmers looking at farm diversification for 2020

7 February 2020

Half of farmers are planning on diversification

£50m rural business grant scheme deadline looms

5 February 2020

Rural businesses and start-ups urged to apply