Diversification news around the UK

22 June 2021

Mobile milk vending machine proves success for family

1 June 2021

Welsh trio's diversification idea has paid off

Auction sells unique number plates 'by farmers, for farmers'

26 May 2021

Popular plates include COW, HOG, GUN

New permitted development right option on the way

19 May 2021

Implications for farmers considering projects

Farmer's goatmeat diversification sees growing interest

17 May 2021

Chris Dickinson took the bold step 5 years ago

Farm gains planning permission for natural burial ground

13 May 2021

Unusual diversification for Leics family farm

Boost in farm stays as public turn to 'staycations'

7 May 2021

Agri-tourism interest has increased by 45%

Natural regeneration replaces harvested trees on Welsh farm

27 April 2021

Farmer adopts green techniques while profiting

Scottish rural groups call for planning rules to ease

26 April 2021

Farmers would 'benefit from staycations'

Dairy farmer diversifies into tomatoes to boost family farm

21 April 2021

He wanted to put the family farm on sounder footing

Health tourism 'a growing opportunity' for Scottish farms

22 March 2021

Expert tells farmers to profit from 'staycations'

The perfect partner for free range

17 March 2021

Which farming sector suits free range production?

HSBC launches £1.2bn lending fund for farming businesses

10 March 2021

Fund aims to help farmers grow and innovate

Collaboration 'key' to making most of farm shop boom

8 March 2021

Retail expert tells farmers to work together

Government urged to back UK rural tourism this summer

23 February 2021

Rural tourism businesses may reopen on 12 April

Rural tourism firms relieved as short let plans suspended

19 February 2021

NFU Scotland raised concern over the proposals

Lake District launches 'pop up' campsite guide for farmers

19 February 2021

It comes ahead of this year's staycation boom

Make rural tourism VAT cut permanent, CLA says

8 February 2021

Move could 'add £4.5bn to economy'

Digital vending machines sees lockdown success for farm

5 February 2021

Innovation has been key to success during pandemic

Scottish rural firms slam 'disastrous' short-term lets regulations

27 January 2021

The regulations would create a new licensing system

Farm makes £50,000 after diversifying into goat Zoom calls

26 January 2021

Farm allows public to book a goat to join video calls

Organic eggs and ice cream help secure farm's future

4 January 2021

Norfolk farm lost market for eggs in 2014

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