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The Paddock Wood Half Marathon is back again for 2022! Read all the details here..
As part of this week’s Oxford farming Conference, further information has been released by Defra on both ELMS and some good news in respect of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme revenue payment rates.
The long awaited Farming Investment Fund has been launched today. It provides grants to farmers, growers, foresters and related contractors so that they can invest in the equipment, technology and infrstructure they need to improve productivity and enhance the natural environment.
We understand that DEFRA received 938 applications for the SFI Pilot. They were received from mainly cereals and grazing farms of varying sizes, with some dairy farms and, perhaps as you would expect, only few horticulture, pig and poultry farms.
Applications open next week for the first of three funds that will support the research and development of new ideas, technologies and processes in the agricultural and horticultural sectors.
DEFRA’s Strategy for Increased Biodiversity & Healthy Honey Bees DEFRA has published a Healthy Bee Plan for the next decade to increase the honey bee
Farming in Protected Landscapes or FiLP is a grant programme funded by DEFRA but administered by the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and National Parks across England, offering funding to farmers and land managers with land in, or neighbouring, these areas.
Individual grants of between £50,000 and £250,000 have been made available to Kent and Medway-based horticultural food and drinks businesses by Growing Kent and Medway
I am pleased to announce that Lambert & Foster and Bloomfields are pushing east into Kent with the opening of our new office at Hillhurst Farm near Hythe. We welcome on board new members of staff as well as more familiar faces that will be working out of the new East Kent Office.
Laughton & District Ploughing Match – 15th September Location: Stud Farm, Seaford Rd, Newhaven, East Sussex BN9 0EF. By kind permission of James White Lambert &
Lambert & Foster and Bloomfields continue their sponsorship of the Paddock Wood Half Marathon which is one of the South East’s leading half marathon events.
Since April 2018, all privately rented non-domestic properties in England require an Energy Performance Certificate with a banding of E or above before a tenancy can be granted to new or existing tenants.
DEFRA have announced further details on the ‘Lump Sum Exit Scheme’ and ‘Delinked Payments’ elements of the Agricultural Transition. The announcement is under a Public Consultation so details may change.
At the time of writing this article we have just gone into lockdown 3. Hopefully by the time you are reading this we will be coming to the end of lockdown and returning to the tiered system, and then later in the spring or early summer back to some sort of normality.
We are delighted to welcome Megan Richardson who joins our valuation and development team.
Expressions of interest for the Sustainable Farming Incentive Pilot must be submitted to the RPA by 11th April.