Farmers should consider using their pensions to free up cash flow during the current downturn, according to Old Mill accountants and financial planners.
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Veterinary practices need to work more closely with nutritionists and farmers to help them meet demands for antibiotic-free poultry production.
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The amount of farmland let in Scotland continued to decline in 2015, as more landlords chose not to re-let when tenancies ended, according to a new survey of land occupation.
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Rapid population growth will put intense pressure on land use in the UK over the next 20 years, but so far there are no balanced policies in place to manage it.
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Poultry farmers should work closely with their hatcheries to optimise bird health and reduce antibiotic usage, according to Richard Turner at St David’s Poultry Practice.
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Networking is something that farmers don’t often get a chance to do, but it is one of the most valuable aspects of attending industry events, according to a recent survey.
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Farmers could make use of the new five-year tax averaging to help fund new machinery purchases and reduce tax liabilities in the current year, according to accountant Old Mill.
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The unsung female heroes of farming and rural communities will once again be celebrated at this year’s Royal Bath and West Show from 1-4 June 2016.
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Equine competitors will now have more opportunities to qualify for the Horse of the Year Show and the Cuddy championship at this year’s Royal Bath & West Show.
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Poultry producers are under increasing pressure to reduce antibiotic use – and an international conference in Birmingham is set to show them how.
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