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Our in-house rural research team reviews the latest information and trends and produces briefing papers for clients and for our Rural team, so it is as up-to-date as possible.  It is led by Dr Jason Beedell, who is part of our team of 49 researchers which works across Europe on all major property markets.  We produce a series of rural market reports, on crop yields, returns from contract farming and the farmland markets in England and Scotland, as well as occasional papers.  The team also produces Land Business Update, a free fortnightly e-bulletin on the latest property news and issues. 

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  • 16.09.2021
    Welcome to our update on key land management, farming, planning and energy issues. FARMING Countryside Stewardship facilitation fund will reopen in December It provides money for groups of land managers in England to work together to improve the environment. This year’s fund also includes support for improving air quality through slurry management and reduction of […]
    6 mins
  • 06.09.2021
    Welcome to our quarterly tracker of key land management, farming, planning and energy regulation and legislation. In this issue we cover: Implement now: Agricultural support schemes Stamp Duty Land Tax increase in zero rate band Changes to permitted development rights allowing commercial premises to be converted into homes Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 successions – changes […]
    1 min
  • 01.09.2021
    Welcome to our update on key land management, farming, planning and energy issues. FARMING Agricultural Transition Plan in England poster There are over 15 elements of the Agricultural Transition Plan in England – and that excludes changes to existing schemes. We have produced a hopefully simple poster that sets out, by scheme, the start and […]
    7 mins
  • 13.08.2021
    FARMING AND FOOD Catchment Sensitive Farming advice now available to all farms in England The programme provides free face-to-face advice to land managers to help them reduce water and air pollution through management of farmyard manure and soils. It is, at least in part, responsible for a cut in serious water pollution incidents of about […]
    6 mins
  • 29.07.2021
    Welcome to our update on key land management, farming, planning and energy issues. FARMING AND FOOD National Food Strategy proposes significant changes The Henry Dimbleby-led review, which has taken two years to produce, is a detailed, thought provoking and in some places radical vision for what the food and farming sector could be. Some of […]
    7 mins
  • 15.07.2021
    FARMING AND ENVIRONMENT Agricultural Transition Plan – the government’s June 2021 progress update The government published an update on the Agricultural Transition Plan and a second one on the principles it will apply to payments under environmental land management schemes. Most of the news on the Agricultural Transition Plan relates to the Sustainable Farming Incentive […]
    6 mins
  • 24.06.2021
    TRADE AND SOME EFFECTS OF BREXIT UK agrees trade deal with Australia The agreement eliminates tariffs on all UK exports to Australia and the government says it will boost jobs and businesses. It has also said that British farmers will be protected by a cap on tariff-free imports, using tariff rate quotas and other safeguards. […]
    6 mins
  • 10.06.2021
    Update on key land management, farming, planning, forestry and energy issues for week commencing 7th June. FARMING UK Action Plan for Animal Welfare Defra has announced plans for new animal welfare measures, including a ban on the export of live animals for fattening and slaughter and a pledge that it will examine the use of […]
    6 mins
  • 27.05.2021
    Update on key land management, farming, planning, forestry and energy issues for week commencing 24th May. LUMP SUM, DE-LINKING, THE ENGLAND TREE ACTION PLAN & PEATLAND STRATEGY It is a big week for government announcements and so we start a bumper edition with a big section on them: Lump sum exit scheme payment – how […]
    8 mins
  • 21.05.2021
    Welcome to our quarterly tracker of key land management, farming, planning and energy regulation and legislation. In this issue we cover: Implement now: Agricultural support schemes Electrical safety in the private rented sector Digital Right to Rent checks National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates Annual Investment Allowance temporary cap UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) […]
    1 min
  • 07.05.2021
    Welcome to our update on key land management, farming, planning and energy issues. ECONOMY NICRE publishes its first ‘state of the art’ review The new National Innovation Centre for the Rural Economy or NICRE is planning to publish a range of reports that summarise and analyse the ‘state of the art’ on subjects affecting rural […]
    6 mins
  • 23.04.2021
    Welcome to our update on key land management, farming, planning and energy issues. FARMING Sign up for Farmer Time – the initiative that links farms to schools via digital channels This campaign, which has been very successful since it started in 2017, has already matched over 600 schools and farms, reaching nearly 16,000 children. As […]
    6 mins

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  • Jason Beedell
    Director, Research
    Head Office, London
  • Jason Beedell
    Director, Research
    Head Office, London

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