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How contract farming agreements provide the answer to an ageing farming industry

27th May 2021

As they recently announced, the UK government plans to encourage older farmers to retire in order to make room for younger farmers. One part of a larger scheme to overhaul grants given to the farming community, the broader plan aims...

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Peaks and Troughs: The Farming Community & Mental Health

10th May 2021

It’s common knowledge that farming is a demanding occupation, and like all occupations, it comes with its risks. However, some risks are more visible than others, and potentially the one that affects the majority of farmers is the one that’s...

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What does the future of farming in the UK look like?

16th April 2021

On January 1 2021, the Government’s Agriculture Bill took over from the Common Agricultural Policy; spelling a new era for farming in the UK. The Brexit transition period ended, and the UK officially left the European Union, signalling the beginning...

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Are robots the farmers of the future?

24th March 2021

The pandemic has given farmers everywhere something else to worry about: labour. The availability of agricultural workers has become an increasingly growing concern for many farmers and growers across the nation since the UK left the European Union last year....

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