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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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  • 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
  • 09.04.2021
    Welcome to our update on key land management, farming, planning and energy issues. FARMING Reports published on a sustainable future for Scottish farming and food A number of groups, representing the different farming and land use sectors in Scotland, have published a series of reports on how they think they can adapt to and reduce […]
    6 mins
  • 26.03.2021
    Welcome to our update on key land management, farming, planning and energy issues. FARMING Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot open for expressions of interest until 11th April (England only) The SFI, which is the first level of the new Environmental Land Management scheme, is now open for land managers to apply to be part of the […]
    8 mins
  • 04.03.2021
    Welcome to our update on key land management, farming, planning and energy issues. GRANTS AND FUNDING Submit your claim for the Countryside Productivity Small Capital Grant Scheme as soon as possible (England only) Defra is advising applicants not to wait until the 31st May deadline to submit their claim. If you have been awarded a […]
    7 mins
  • 19.02.2021
    Welcome to our update on key land management, farming, planning and energy issues. FARMING Latest on Environmental Land Management (ELM) tests and trials Defra has published its latest quarterly review of the early findings from the 60 tests and trials that it is funding to help design the new ELM. Many are still in their […]
    6 mins
  • 05.02.2021
    Welcome to our update on key land management, farming, planning and energy issues. LATEST FROM STRUTT & PARKER Farmland market holds firm after extraordinary 2020 A combination of low supply and sustained demand means that average prices remain firm. Indeed, the consistency of average prices in recent years is remarkable, with the average price of […]
    5 mins
  • 01.02.2021
    It is hard to believe that at the beginning of 2020, we were living our lives as ‘normal’ with little concern for the Coronavirus murmurings emerging from China. The biggest issue on most people’s agenda was Brexit, which quickly took a backseat as Covid-19 reached our shores in late January. With 2020 being an extraordinary […]
    2 mins
  • 29.01.2021
    Welcome to this quarter’s Scottish Farming Update, which is produced by our Farming Research Group and reports on market and administrative issues that affect farmers’ business decisions and on which they may need to act. MARKET UPDATE Sources Arable crops: AHDB & FW. Prices are ex farm. Future prices are indicative bids from agricultural traders. […]
    16 mins

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

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