It may not quite be ‘business as usual’ for small food and drink producers in Wales. Still, many are turning to alternative ways, and collaborating with fellow producers to maintain sales.
Many solar photovoltaic (PV) schemes are financially underperforming and reduced energy output isn’t the only cause, a recent study by Roadnight Taylor has found.
Miscanthus specialist business Terravesta has appointed ProCam as its official agronomy service, to support farmers with crop care throughout the UK.
Oxbury, the UK’s specialist agricultural bank, has been approved by the Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Research reveals that over 21% of Brits plan to start a business this year.
Rural businesses remain in the spotlight under HMRC's investigations
Farmers are taking an increasingly measured approach to their grassland and manure management, helping to cut costs and improve efficiencies.
Lower wheat prices and higher running costs cut net profits for the region’s arable farmers for harvest 2019.
NSF International says rapid innovation and determination helped it re-start farm audits just three days after the UK entered lockdown, ensuring farmers could continue to sell their produce as assured.
Farmers are still able to access lending despite the disruption caused by Coronavirus, according to UK Agricultural Finance. “There has been a regular flow of loans – with increasing enquiries in recent months - and unlike other lenders we have been able to remain writing loans with secure funding lines,” explains Rob Suss, co-founder at UKAF.
Lodders Charitable Foundation has handed £4,000 to each of three local independent charities, in a bid to ease growing financial pressure and unprecedented calls for their support as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.
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