Finance news around the UK

4 June 2020



Covid-19 dairy hardship fund set to open for applications

3 June 2020

Applications will open from 18 June

Agricultural property relief may be cut after Covid-19, experts warn

3 June 2020

Experts urge farmers to act now to protect inheritance

Covid-19 furlough scheme wind-down 'too soon' for rural sector

3 June 2020

Fears that rural firms are in 'survival mode'

Coronavirus: British Wool confirms sharp fall in wool values

3 June 2020

Producers' cash flows 'will be affected'

First Milk holds milk price for July 2020

2 June 2020

Dairy co-op to keep milk prices the same

Bridging payments worth £43m made to farmers

2 June 2020

Payments for stewardship agreements complete

Prime sheep prices under seasonal pressure after Ramadan

1 June 2020

Final week of May sees sheep prices cool

Severn Trent opens two new funds for farmers

1 June 2020

Funding opportunities open for region's farmers

Meadow Foods announces June and July milk price rises

30 May 2020

Price boosts come despite 'challenging' market

'Watershed year': NFU Scotland issues farm employment survey

29 May 2020

Survey looks at farms' ability to hire workers

Farmers reminded to submit 2020 BPS claims on time

28 May 2020

Annual claim deadline is fast approaching

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